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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Churachandpur in India

Earthquake location 24.4652S, 93.5783WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Churachandpur in India on Thursday. Global time and date of event 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 02:26:05 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.82 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4k8. Id of event: us1000d4k8. Exact location, longitude 93.5783° East, latitude 24.4652° North, depth = 48.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:56:05 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahur, Silchar, Lakhipur (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 17 km NNW of Churachandpur, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.5783° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.4652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNW of Churachandpur, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-15 02:26:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-15 02:36:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 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 284 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 0.699 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us1000d4k8 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d4k8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d4k8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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