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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Haflong in India

Earthquake location 25.382S, 92.5637WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Haflong in India. The temblor was picked up at 21:10:45 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 15:40:45 / March 21, 2017 @ 3:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.66 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 92.5637° East, latitude 25.382° North, depth = 38.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008vc0. Unique identifier: us20008vc0.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Shillong (c. 132 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lāla, Nongpoh, Sylhet. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

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 nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 52 km WNW of Haflong, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.5637° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.382° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km WNW of Haflong, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-21 15:40:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-05 15:20:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 0.665 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us20008vc0 Id of event.
Event Code 20008vc0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008vc0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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