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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Phek in India



Earthquake location 25.1098S, 94.8989WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Phek in India. The temblor was picked up at 02:36:47 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 68.66 km, 94.8989° East, 25.1098° North. Unique identifier: us2000a1ps. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1ps. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.66 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 20:06:47 / July 22, 2017 @ 8:06 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phek (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 73 km SSE of Phek, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.8989° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.1098° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km SSE of Phek, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-22 20:06:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-06 05:10:31 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 246 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 1.031 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us2000a1ps Id of event.
Event Code 2000a1ps An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a1ps, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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