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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Xegar in China

Earthquake location 28.3423S, 87.2539WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Xegar in China. Id of earthquake: us600041vn. Event ids that are associated: us600041vn. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 17:58:19 / June 17, 2019 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 87.2539° East, 28.3423° North, depth 90.5 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:58:19 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.5 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lobujya. Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop).

Each 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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km SSE of Xegar, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 87.2539° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.3423° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km SSE of Xegar, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-17 17:58:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-18 14:40:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 0.546 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us600041vn Id of event.
Event Code 600041vn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600041vn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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