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Strong earthquake: M6 quake has struck near Mohean in India



Earthquake location 6.1292S, 92.3167WA earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 231 km SSW of Mohean, India (144 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:51:16 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100088sf. Event ids that are associated: us100088sf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 02:51:16 / March 14, 2017 @ 2:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 92.3167 East, latitude 6.1292 North, depth = 10 km.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 231 km SSW of Mohean, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.3167° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.1292° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 231km SSW of Mohean, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-14 02:51:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 03:12:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 3.09 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 554 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 4.694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100088sf Id of event.
Event Code 100088sf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088sf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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