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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Darlawn in India

Earthquake location 23.8867S, 93.1256WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Darlawn in India on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.42 km (25 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 temblor was picked up at 10:46:25 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 10:46:25 / June 21, 2020 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000afvf. Id of event: us6000afvf. Exact location, longitude 93.1256° East, latitude 23.8867° North, depth = 40.42 km.

Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Hailākāndi (c. 31 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kolasib (c. 25 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Lakhipur (c. 12 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hailākāndi, Lakhipur, Moirāng (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km SE of Darlawn, 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 93.1256° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.8867° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km SE of Darlawn, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-21 10:46:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-21 11:05:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 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 402 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 1.126 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us6000afvf Id of event.
Event Code 6000afvf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000afvf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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