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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near North Vanlaiphai in India

Earthquake location 23.1734S, 93.3625WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. The temblor was picked up at 11:56:34 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ai9b. Unique identifier: us7000ai9b. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 11:56:34 / July 5, 2020 @ 11:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 93.3625° East, 23.1734° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sairang, Aizawl, Saiha (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.3625° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.1734° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-05 11:56:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-05 12:15:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.572 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us7000ai9b Id of event.
Event Code 7000ai9b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ai9b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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