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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Lakhipur in India

Earthquake location 24.8896S, 93.4003WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Lakhipur in India. Event id: us10004c4z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c4z. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:55:13 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.15 km (36 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 10:25:13 / January 6, 2016 @ 10:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.4003 East, latitude 24.8896 North, depth = 58.15 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hailākāndi, Lāla, Badarpur (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hailākāndi (c. 31 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 40 km ENE of Lakhipur, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.4003° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.8896° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km ENE of Lakhipur, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-06 10:25:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-31 12:06:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 1.552 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us10004c4z Id of event.
Event Code 10004c4z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004c4z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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