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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Sam?lkha in India

Earthquake location 29.2024S, 77.0643WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sam?lkha in India on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 15:38:45 / May 29, 2020 @ 3:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:38:45 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us6000a1wn. Unique identifier: us6000a1wn. Exact location, longitude 77.0643° East, latitude 29.2024° North, depth = 45.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.22 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farīdābād, Greater Noida, Uchāna (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Delhi (c. 10 928 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Meerut (c. 1 223 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Farīdābād (c. 1 220 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ghāziābād (c. 1 199 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Karol Bāgh (c. 505 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Muzaffarnagar (c. 349 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 6 km SE of Sam?lkha, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 77.0643° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.2024° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km SE of Sam?lkha, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-29 15:38:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-29 18:26:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 40 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6 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 283 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 8.649 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 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 us6000a1wn Id of event.
Event Code 6000a1wn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a1wn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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