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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Kakching in India

Earthquake location 24.2976S, 94.2939WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Kakching in India on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.22 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:20:42 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 94.2939 East, latitude 24.2976 North, depth = 64.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/18 / 2018-11-06 22:50:42 / November 6, 2018 @ 10:50 pm. Unique identifier: us2000i7rq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7rq.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik, Imphal, Churāchāndpur (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 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: 37 km ESE of Kakching, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.2939° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.2976° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km ESE of Kakching, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-06 22:50:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-06 23:09:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 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 259 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 0.067 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us2000i7rq Id of event.
Event Code 2000i7rq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i7rq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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