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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Yairipok in India

Earthquake location 24.6437S, 94.7736WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Yairipok in India. Exact location of event, depth 89.2 km, 94.7736° East, 24.6437° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:33:50 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000gc6g. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gc6g. Global time and date of event 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 12:03:50 / August 18, 2018 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. 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 89.2 km (55 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayāng Imphāl, Imphal, Kakching (min 5000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 71 km E of Yairipok, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.7736° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.6437° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km E of Yairipok, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-18 12:03:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-18 12:16:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 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 298 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 0.596 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us1000gc6g Id of event.
Event Code 1000gc6g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gc6g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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