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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Mohean in India

Earthquake location 6.9037S, 94.1852WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km SE of Mohean, India (94 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.34 km (52 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:40:05 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 04:40:05 / March 6, 2018 @ 4:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, 94.1852° East, 6.9037° North, depth 83.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dcr6. Id of event: us2000dcr6.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 151 km SE of Mohean, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.1852° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.9037° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 151km SE 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 2018-03-06 04:40:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 04:53:10 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 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 400 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 3.211 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dcr6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dcr6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dcr6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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