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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Goshaingaon in India

Earthquake location 26.3137S, 89.9018WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Goshaingaon in India. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 89.9018° East, 26.3137° North. The temblor was detected at 04:28:23 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d7b4. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7b4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 22:58:23 / March 21, 2018 @ 10:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chilmāri, Mankāchar, Birpara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lalmanirhat (c. 65 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km SSW of Goshaingaon, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 89.9018° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.3137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SSW of Goshaingaon, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-21 22:58:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-19 22:50:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 246 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 3.204 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us1000d7b4 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d7b4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d7b4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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