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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Mangaldai in India

Earthquake location 26.4801S, 92.0755WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mangaldai in India. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.03 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 20:05:27 / February 29, 2020 @ 8:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:35:27 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008735. Event ids that are associated: us60008735. Exact location, longitude 92.0755° East, latitude 26.4801° North, depth = 46.03 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dhekiajuli (c. 21 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Dhing (c. 20 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pemagatshel, Tezpur, Rangāpāra (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 6 km NE of Mangaldai, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.0755° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.4801° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NE of Mangaldai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-29 20:05:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-29 23:57:36 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 3.4 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 0.93 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us60008735 Id of event.
Event Code 60008735 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008735, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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