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Moderate earthquake 5.9 mag, 172 km WNW of Mohean, India

Earthquake location 8.2698S, 91.7832WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 172 km WNW of Mohean, India (107 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:15:58 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 91.7832° East, 8.2698° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 01:15:58 / January 25, 2018 @ 1:15 am. Id of earthquake: us2000cp4g. Event ids that are associated: us2000cp4g.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 172 km WNW of Mohean, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 91.7832° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.2698° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 172km WNW of Mohean, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-25 01:15:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-25 01:35:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.65 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 536 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 5.951 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000cp4g Id of event.
Event Code 2000cp4g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cp4g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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