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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Yairipok in India

Earthquake location 24.7157S, 94.4863WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Yairipok in India on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 63.02 km, 94.4863° East, 24.7157° North. The temblor was detected at 11:59:39 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 06:29:39 / October 17, 2015 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003qwy. Id of event: us10003qwy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.02 km (39 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Churāchāndpur, Moirāng, Mayāng Imphāl (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 42 km E of Yairipok, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.4863° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.7157° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km E of Yairipok, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-17 06:29:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-12 13:31:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 2.53 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us10003qwy Id of event.
Event Code 10003qwy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003qwy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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