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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near North Vanlaiphai in India

Earthquake location 23.069S, 93.3699WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. The temblor was reported at 05:45:56 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.3699 East, latitude 23.069 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 05:45:56 / July 24, 2020 @ 5:45 am. Unique identifier: us6000b66q. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b66q.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Thenzawl, Lunglei. Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km ESE of North Vanlaiphai, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.3699° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.069° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31 km ESE 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 2020-07-24 05:45:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-05 08:39:32 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 259 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 0.474 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 54 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 us6000b66q Id of event.
Event Code 6000b66q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b66q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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