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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 58 km ENE of Yairipok, India



Earthquake location 24.917S, 94.5735WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Yairipok in India on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.5735° East, 24.917° North, depth 59.83 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:00:02 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100086vs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086vs. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.83 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 23:30:02 / March 3, 2017 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phek, Mayāng Imphāl, Kakching (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 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: 58 km ENE of Yairipok, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.5735° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.917° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km ENE of Yairipok, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-03 23:30:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-04 00:18:01 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 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 0.728 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 66 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 us100086vs Id of event.
Event Code 100086vs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100086vs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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