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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Kakching in India

Earthquake location 24.2166S, 94.2156WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Kakching in India on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 09:32:42 / November 8, 2020 @ 9:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, 94.2156° East, 24.2166° North, depth 68.49 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.49 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:32:42 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cduh. Event ids that are associated: us7000cduh.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imphal, Mawlaik, Churāchāndpur (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 39 km SE of Kakching, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.2156° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.2166° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39 km SE 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 2020-11-08 09:32:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-22 00:57:22 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 312 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 0.078 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us7000cduh Id of event.
Event Code 7000cduh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cduh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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