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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 8 km W of Churachandpur, India



Earthquake location 24.3341S, 93.5867WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Churachandpur in India. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 18:18:08 / August 2, 2017 @ 6:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:08 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 93.5867 East, latitude 24.3341 North, depth = 53.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.57 km (33 miles). Event id: us2000a3r9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a3r9.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahur, Lāla, Silchar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kolasib (c. 25 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 8 km W of Churachandpur, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.5867° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.3341° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km W of Churachandpur, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-02 18:18:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-02 18:47:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 18 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 423 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 0.659 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us2000a3r9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a3r9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a3r9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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