A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Phek in India on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:35:56 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 02:05:56 / March 25, 2017 @ 2:05 am. Event id: us20008uhk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008uhk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 103.49 km, 95.1332° East, 25.071° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.49 km (64 miles).
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phek. Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 91 km SE of Phek, India.
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