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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Uri in India

Earthquake location 34.2827S, 74.0676WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Uri in India on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gakd. Id of event: us2000gakd. Global time and date of event 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 09:19:37 / July 21, 2018 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 74.0676 East, latitude 34.2827 North, depth = 47.89 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:49:37 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.89 km (30 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Awantīpur, Shupīyan, Pulwama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 22 km N of Uri, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.0676° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2827° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km N of Uri, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-21 09:19:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-21 09:40:29 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 312 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 0.915 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us2000gakd Id of event.
Event Code 2000gakd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gakd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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