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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Phek in India

Earthquake location 25.6018S, 94.778WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.778° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.6018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km ESE 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 2020-10-06 22:02:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-06 22:22:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 326 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 1.433 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us6000c688 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c688 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c688, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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