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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 7 km SSE of Mayang Imphal, India

Earthquake location 24.5506S, 93.9009WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Mayang Imphal in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 93.9009° East, latitude 24.5506° North, depth = 61.72 km. Unique identifier: us2000jcth. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jcth. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.72 km (38 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:50:45 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 17:20:45 / February 3, 2019 @ 5:20 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lakhipur, Churāchāndpur, Imphal. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Lakhipur (c. 12 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 7 km SSE of Mayang Imphal, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.9009° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.5506° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE of Mayang Imphal, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-03 17:20:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-03 18:47:49 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 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 0.484 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us2000jcth Id of event.
Event Code 2000jcth An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jcth, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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