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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Kenda in India

Earthquake location 23.2603S, 86.7027WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kenda in India on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 86.7027° East, 23.2603° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004wux. Id of event: us60004wux. The temblor was picked up at 02:55:06 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 21:25:06 / July 28, 2019 @ 9:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dubrājpur, Gomoh, Topchānchi. Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Jamshedpur (c. 616 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Durgāpur (c. 518 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Āsansol (c. 504 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kulti (c. 305 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dhanbād (c. 219 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jāmuria (c. 160 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

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 was reported nearby. 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.

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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. 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: 18 km ENE of Kenda, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 86.7027° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.2603° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km ENE of Kenda, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-28 21:25:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-28 21:53:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.5 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 260 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 4.679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 us60004wux Id of event.
Event Code 60004wux An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004wux, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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