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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Kakching in India

Earthquake location 24.4005S, 93.9738WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kakching in India on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 61.9 km, 93.9738° East, 24.4005° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:56 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 23:45:56 / January 27, 2019 @ 11:45 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j9j5. Id of event: us2000j9j5. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.9 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik, Imphal, Yairipok (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km S of Kakching, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.9738° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.4005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km S of Kakching, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-27 23:45:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-28 00:05:37 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 354 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 0.343 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us2000j9j5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j9j5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j9j5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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