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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Kakching in India

Earthquake location 24.4023S, 93.9193WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kakching in India. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:12:17 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 14:42:17 / May 25, 2020 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70009q28. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009q28. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 60.61 km, 93.9193° East, 24.4023° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.61 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakhipur, Mawlaik, Imphal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of Kakching, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.9193° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.4023° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW 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 2020-05-25 14:42:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-25 14:59:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.4 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 403 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 0.387 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70009q28 Id of event.
Event Code 70009q28 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009q28, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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