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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Gyalshing in India

Earthquake location 27.8789S, 87.7996WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Gyalshing in India. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.8 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 87.7996 East, latitude 27.8789 North, depth = 45.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 21:44:20 / November 8, 2020 @ 9:44 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000cc8m. Event ids that are associated: us7000cc8m. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:44:20 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Khāndbāri (c. 22 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khāndbāri (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km NW of Gyalshing, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 87.7996° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.8789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79 km NW of Gyalshing, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-08 21:44:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-09 00:35:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 259 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 3.439 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 us7000cc8m Id of event.
Event Code 7000cc8m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cc8m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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