A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km SE of Phek, India (70 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000cpre. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cpre. Exact location of event, longitude 95.2518 East, latitude 24.9159 North, depth = 128.71 km. Global time and date of event 12/01/18 / 2018-01-12 07:29:48 / January 12, 2018 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.71 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:59:48 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 112 km SE of Phek, India.
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