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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Chamba in India

Earthquake location 32.7085S, 76.1949WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Chamba in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008h7l. Unique identifier: us70008h7l. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 76.1949° East, 32.7085° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 11:46:59 / March 27, 2020 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:16:59 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jawāla Mukhi, Dinanagar, Hājīpur (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Pathankot (c. 174 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kathua (c. 48 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Talwāra (c. 24 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Dinanagar (c. 23 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NNE of Chamba, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.1949° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7085° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NNE of Chamba, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-27 11:46:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-30 12:05:56 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 298 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 2.627 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us70008h7l Id of event.
Event Code 70008h7l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008h7l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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