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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Kharkhauda in India



Earthquake location 29.0096S, 76.7956WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kharkhauda in India on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 76.7956° East, latitude 29.0096° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:25:55 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009j48. Event ids that are associated: us20009j48. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 22:55:55 / June 1, 2017 @ 10:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Delhi (c. 10 928 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Meerut (c. 1 223 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Farīdābād (c. 1 220 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ghāziābād (c. 1 199 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karol Bāgh (c. 505 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from New Delhi (c. 317 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Rohtak (c. 317 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nanauta, Charthāwāl, Gangoh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km NNW of Kharkhauda, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.7956° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.0096° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW of Kharkhauda, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-01 22:55:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-01 23:14:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 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 340 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 8.597 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us20009j48 Id of event.
Event Code 20009j48 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009j48, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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