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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Tezu in India

Earthquake location 27.3044S, 96.7895WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Tezu in India on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.34 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:09:56 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088wt. Id of event: us100088wt. Exact location, longitude 96.7895° East, latitude 27.3044° North, depth = 54.34 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 16:39:56 / March 14, 2017 @ 4:39 pm.

Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tezu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Tezu (c. 14 900 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km SE of Tezu, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.7895° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.3044° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km SE of Tezu, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-14 16:39:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 18:18:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.796 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100088wt Id of event.
Event Code 100088wt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088wt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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