A 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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