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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 16 km NE of Basmat, India

Earthquake location 19.4296S, 77.2677WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Basmat in India on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:44:52 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/24 / 2024-07-10 01:44:52 / July 10, 2024 @ 1:44 am. Event id: us7000my69. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000my69. Exact location of earthquake, 77.2677° East, 19.4296° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Nanded (c. 550 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Parbhani (c. 289 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Hingoli (c. 75 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pusad (c. 71 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wāshīm (c. 68 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Basmat (c. 64 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Gangākher (c. 46 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pāthri, Digras, Ahmadpur.

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 16 km NE of Basmat, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 77.2677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4296° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km NE of Basmat, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-10 01:44:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-10 02:11:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 312 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 11.102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 us7000my69 Id of event.
Event Code 7000my69 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000my69, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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