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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Tuensang in India

Earthquake location 26.2934S, 94.7611WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tuensang in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.38 km (38 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:29:20 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crdq. Id of event: us6000crdq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 03:29:20 / November 22, 2020 @ 3:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 60.38 km, 94.7611° East, 26.2934° North.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jorhāt (c. 69 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Sibsāgar (c. 62 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Golāghāt (c. 34 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mokokchūng (c. 34 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarupathar, Silapathar, Kohima.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km WNW of Tuensang, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.7611° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.2934° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km WNW of Tuensang, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-22 03:29:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-22 03:49:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 312 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 2.096 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 99 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 us6000crdq Id of event.
Event Code 6000crdq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000crdq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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