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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Sumbal in India



Earthquake location 34.237S, 74.6324WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Sumbal in India on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000atf6. Event ids that are associated: us2000atf6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:44:11 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 00:14:11 / September 23, 2017 @ 12:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, 74.6324° East, 34.237° North, depth 35 km.

Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Anantnāg (c. 79 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Rāwala Kot (c. 50 000 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Bandipura (c. 32 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rāwala Kot, Qāzigund, Kulgām.

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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 0 km NNW of Sumbal, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.6324° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.237° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NNW of Sumbal, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-23 00:14:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 00:40:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.3 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 313 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 4.076 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us2000atf6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000atf6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000atf6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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