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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Kishtwar in India

Earthquake location 33.1866S, 76.0862WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kishtwar in India. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:23:25 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 76.0862 East, latitude 33.1866 North, depth = 43.92 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.92 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 14:53:25 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4p8. Unique identifier: us1000d4p8.

The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Udhampur (c. 80 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Bhadarwāh (c. 13 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Rāmnagar (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Udhampur, Rāmnagar, Padam. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km ESE of Kishtwar, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.0862° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1866° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km ESE of Kishtwar, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-15 14:53:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-15 15:07:50 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 2.401 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us1000d4p8 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d4p8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d4p8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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