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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Phek in India

Earthquake location 25.4446S, 94.4083WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Phek in India. Global time and date of event 04/04/19 / 2019-04-04 07:45:30 / April 4, 2019 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:15:30 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.09 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000ka3r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ka3r. Exact location, longitude 94.4083° East, latitude 25.4446° North, depth = 63.09 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diphu, Barpathār, Mayāng Imphāl (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Dimāpur (c. 135 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Mokokchūng (c. 34 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 26 km SSW of Phek, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.4083° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.4446° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km SSW of Phek, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-04 07:45:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-04 08:09:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 433 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 1.213 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 us2000ka3r Id of event.
Event Code 2000ka3r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ka3r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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