A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Phek in India on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.778 East, latitude 25.6018 North, depth = 65.38 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:54 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 22:02:54 / October 6, 2020 @ 10:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c688. Event ids that are associated: us6000c688. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.38 km (41 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mokokchūng, Wokha, Tuensang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mokokchūng (c. 34 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Zunheboto (c. 29 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km ESE of Phek, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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