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Light earthquake 4 mag, 21 km WSW of Silvassa, India

Earthquake location 20.1681S, 72.8415WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Silvassa in India. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:14:25 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 05:44:25 / March 1, 2019 @ 5:44 am. Id of earthquake: us1000j959. Event ids that are associated: us1000j959. Exact location, longitude 72.8415° East, latitude 20.1681° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Bilimora (c. 510 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Virār (c. 150 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Valsād (c. 72 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pālghar (c. 72 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Vapi (c. 71 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Dāhānu (c. 49 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalālpur, Vānsada, Virār. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km WSW of Silvassa, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.8415° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.1681° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km WSW of Silvassa, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-01 05:44:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-01 06:52:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 248 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 13.435 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 195 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 us1000j959 Id of event.
Event Code 1000j959 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000j959, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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