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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 57 km SSE of Phek, India

Earthquake location 25.1802S, 94.6957WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Phek in India. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.6957 East, latitude 25.1802 North, depth = 75.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100086x4. Unique identifier: us100086x4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.66 km (47 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 02:11:53 / March 4, 2017 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:53 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kakching, Mayāng Imphāl, Thoubāl. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Zunheboto (c. 29 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 57 km SSE of Phek, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.6957° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.1802° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km SSE of Phek, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-04 02:11:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-04 02:29:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 401 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 1.012 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us100086x4 Id of event.
Event Code 100086x4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100086x4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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