A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Phek in India. Exact location of event, longitude 94.9191 East, latitude 25.0136 North, depth = 82.85 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000asj3. Unique identifier: us2000asj3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 16:34:33 / September 21, 2017 @ 4:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.85 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:04:33 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phek.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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