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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Barpeta in India

Earthquake location 26.1761S, 91.2295WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Barpeta in India on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006b0f. Id of event: us70006b0f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.09 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 91.2295° East, 26.1761° North, depth 48.09 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 14:11:09 / November 21, 2019 @ 2:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:41:09 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bāsugaon, Mangaldai, Mairang. Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barpeta Road (c. 35 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 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 has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 27 km SE of Barpeta, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 91.2295° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.1761° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SE of Barpeta, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-21 14:11:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-21 15:24:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 273 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 0.828 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us70006b0f Id of event.
Event Code 70006b0f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006b0f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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