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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Bhadarwah in India

Earthquake location 33.075S, 76.174WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Bhadarwah in India. The temblor was reported at 08:04:32 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70005dbm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005dbm. Exact location, longitude 76.174° East, latitude 33.075° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 02:34:32 / September 8, 2019 @ 2:34 am.

Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Udhampur (c. 80 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kathua (c. 48 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Dharmsāla (c. 19 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yol, Kathua, Udhampur (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 43 km ENE of Bhadarwah, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.174° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.075° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km ENE of Bhadarwah, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-08 02:34:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-08 02:56:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 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 354 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 2.498 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us70005dbm Id of event.
Event Code 70005dbm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005dbm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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