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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 36 km NW of Dharchula, India

Earthquake location 30.1118S, 80.2957WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Dharchula in India. Event id: us60006ag4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006ag4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.68 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 80.2957 East, latitude 30.1118 North, depth = 35.68 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:30:29 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 02:00:29 / November 12, 2019 @ 2:00 am.

Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Burang, Joshīmath, Almora (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Almora (c. 32 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Joshīmath (c. 13 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bāgeshwar (c. 8 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km NW of Dharchula, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 80.2957° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.1118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km NW of Dharchula, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-12 02:00:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-12 02:12:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 284 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 6.094 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us60006ag4 Id of event.
Event Code 60006ag4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006ag4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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