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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Khawhai in India

Earthquake location 23.6512S, 93.5119WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Khawhai in India. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.21 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d0pu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0pu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.5119 East, latitude 23.6512 North, depth = 63.21 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:48:13 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 20:48:13 / January 16, 2021 @ 8:48 pm.

Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mawlaik, Sairang, Thenzawl.

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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 49 km NE of Khawhai, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.5119° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.6512° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km NE of Khawhai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-16 20:48:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-16 23:39:31 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 284 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 0.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us7000d0pu Id of event.
Event Code 7000d0pu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d0pu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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