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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near North Vanlaiphai in India

Earthquake location 23.0895S, 93.3132WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 93.3132 East, latitude 23.0895 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000aq8x. Event ids that are associated: us7000aq8x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:26:38 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 10:26:38 / July 17, 2020 @ 10:26 am.

Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Thenzawl, Lunglei (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every 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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 25 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.3132° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.0895° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-17 10:26:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-17 10:45:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 0.517 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us7000aq8x Id of event.
Event Code 7000aq8x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aq8x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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