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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Dhemaji in India

Earthquake location 27.6347S, 94.2519WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Dhemaji in India on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.2519° East, 27.6347° North, depth 16.38 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 06:20:41 / December 17, 2017 @ 6:20 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c5d1. Unique identifier: us2000c5d1. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:50:41 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.38 km (10 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jorhāt, Amguri, Nāzirā. Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Dibrugarh (c. 122 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Jorhāt (c. 69 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sibsāgar (c. 62 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from North Lakhimpur (c. 59 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Naharlagun (c. 26 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Along (c. 18 400 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 36 km WNW of Dhemaji, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.2519° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.6347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km WNW of Dhemaji, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-17 06:20:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-17 06:57:07 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 2.973 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us2000c5d1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000c5d1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000c5d1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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