A 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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