A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Phek in India. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:18:34 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 13:48:34 / October 3, 2017 @ 1:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b0gm. Unique identifier: us2000b0gm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.7848 East, latitude 25.0488 North, depth = 74.86 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.86 km (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 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 Thoubāl, Wāngjing, Imphal.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 74 km SSE of Phek, India.
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