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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Phek in India



Earthquake location 25.1111S, 95.1458WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Phek in India on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 95.1458° East, 25.1111° North, depth 88.1 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:00:07 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100087d0. Unique identifier: us100087d0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 21:30:07 / March 6, 2017 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.1 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phek. Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 89 km SE of Phek, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.1458° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.1111° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 88.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km SE 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 2017-03-06 21:30:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-07 01:07:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 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 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 1.167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us100087d0 Id of event.
Event Code 100087d0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100087d0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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