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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Bahadurgarh in India

Earthquake location 28.6531S, 76.8101WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bahadurgarh in India on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 11:07:02 / September 9, 2018 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000hgq4. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgq4. The temblor was detected at 16:37:02 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 76.8101° East, 28.6531° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Delhi (c. 10 928 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Meerut (c. 1 223 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Farīdābād (c. 1 220 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ghāziābād (c. 1 199 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Karol Bāgh (c. 505 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from New Delhi (c. 317 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Rohtak (c. 317 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fīrozpur Jhirka, Nārnaul, Gulaothi.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 10 km WSW of Bahadurgarh, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.8101° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.6531° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Bahadurgarh, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-09 11:07:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-21 08:25:02 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 2.6 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 8.843 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us2000hgq4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000hgq4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hgq4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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