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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Khonsa in India

Earthquake location 26.293S, 95.7822WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Khonsa in India on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 18:56:21 / January 27, 2021 @ 6:56 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 80.92 km (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 95.7822° East, 26.293° North, depth 80.92 km. Event id: us6000def4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000def4. The temblor was picked up at 18:56:21 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Mon (c. 18 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Khonsa (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mon, Khonsa (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 83 km SSE of Khonsa, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.7822° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.293° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 80.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83 km SSE of Khonsa, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-27 18:56:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-08 15:38:27 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 271 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 2.453 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us6000def4 Id of event.
Event Code 6000def4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000def4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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