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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 70 km ESE of Yairipok, India

Earthquake location 24.39S, 94.6893WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Yairipok in India. The temblor was picked up at 11:57:45 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.6893° East, latitude 24.39° North, depth = 82.96 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 05:27:45 / July 2, 2017 @ 5:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us100095u3. Unique identifier: us100095u3. 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 82.96 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moirāng, Imphal, Mawlaik. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 70 km ESE of Yairipok, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.6893° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.39° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km ESE 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 2017-07-02 05:27:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-02 05:51:48 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 340 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 0.389 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us100095u3 Id of event.
Event Code 100095u3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100095u3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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