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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Bamboo Flat in India



Earthquake location 13.6439S, 92.8399WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 215 km N of Bamboo Flat, India (134 miles). Global time and date of event 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 03:34:54 / August 11, 2017 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:04:54 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a76w. Unique identifier: us2000a76w. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 92.8399 East, latitude 13.6439 North, depth = 28.83 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.83 km (18 miles).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 215 km N of Bamboo Flat, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.8399° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6439° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 215km N of Bamboo Flat, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-11 03:34:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-11 03:55:00 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 326 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 1.978 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us2000a76w Id of event.
Event Code 2000a76w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a76w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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