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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Zunheboto in India

Earthquake location 25.8635S, 94.536WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Zunheboto in India on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.536° East, 25.8635° North, depth 62.36 km. Event id: us2000a90q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a90q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 07:38:33 / August 17, 2017 @ 7:38 am. The temblor was detected at 13:08:33 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.36 km (39 miles).

The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Dimāpur (c. 135 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Golāghāt (c. 34 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mokokchūng (c. 34 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Zunheboto (c. 29 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Golāghāt, Mariāni, Titābar.

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 eight 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 11 km S of Zunheboto, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.536° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.8635° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Zunheboto, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-17 07:38:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-17 08:29:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 326 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 1.64 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 us2000a90q Id of event.
Event Code 2000a90q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a90q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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