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Moderate earthquake: M5.5 quake has struck near Bomdila in India

Earthquake location 27.7066S, 92.8088WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Bomdila in India on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.81 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude 92.8088° East, latitude 27.7066° North, depth = 16.81 km. The temblor was reported at 14:52:15 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70004nrn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004nrn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 09:22:15 / July 19, 2019 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Naharlagun (c. 26 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Rangāpāra (c. 18 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Ziro (c. 13 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bomdila (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naharlagun, Itānagar, Ziro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 two 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NE of Bomdila, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.8088° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.7066° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km NE of Bomdila, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-19 09:22:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-19 09:38:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.198 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 472 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 2.295 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004nrn Id of event.
Event Code 70004nrn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004nrn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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