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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Imphal in India

Earthquake location 24.8389S, 94.0338WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Imphal in India. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.43 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005q55. Unique identifier: us70005q55. Exact location of event, depth 66.43 km, 94.0338° East, 24.8389° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 06:24:44 / October 3, 2019 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:54:44 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 10 km (6 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahur, Kohima, Churāchāndpur (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.

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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: 8 km ENE of Imphal, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.0338° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.8389° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of 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 2019-10-03 06:24:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-03 06:39:31 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 369 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 0.653 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us70005q55 Id of event.
Event Code 70005q55 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005q55, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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