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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Bikaner in India

Earthquake location 28.1573S, 73.1834WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Bikaner in India on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us70005ttj. Event ids that are associated: us70005ttj. Exact location of earthquake, 73.1834° East, 28.1573° North, depth 14.98 km. The temblor was reported at 10:36:33 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 05:06:33 / October 13, 2019 @ 5:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.98 km (9 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sri Dungargarh, Nokha, Napāsar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Bīkāner (c. 576 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nokha (c. 55 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sri Dungargarh (c. 48 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Napāsar (c. 21 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Deshnoke (c. 16 700 pop).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 19 km NW of Bikaner, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.1834° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1573° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NW of Bikaner, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-13 05:06:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 12:58:21 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 246 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 5.476 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us70005ttj Id of event.
Event Code 70005ttj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005ttj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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