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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Mon in India

Earthquake location 26.4523S, 95.3032WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Mon in India. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.85 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.3032 East, latitude 26.4523 North, depth = 138.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 14:30:42 / July 10, 2017 @ 2:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:00:42 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009xxp. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009xxp.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zunheboto, Nahorkatiya, Morānha. Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Sibsāgar (c. 62 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mokokchūng (c. 34 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Zunheboto (c. 29 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sonāri (c. 19 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mon (c. 18 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nāmrup (c. 18 400 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km SSE of Mon, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.3032° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.4523° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 138.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km SSE of Mon, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-10 14:30:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-23 15:35:09 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 312 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 2.392 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us20009xxp Id of event.
Event Code 20009xxp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009xxp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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