A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 111 km SE of Phek, India (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 123.56 km, 95.2427° East, 24.9255° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfgi. Unique identifier: us7000bfgi. The temblor was detected at 21:09:33 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 21:09:33 / August 31, 2020 @ 9:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.56 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 111 km SE of Phek, India.
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