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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Lakhipur in India

Earthquake location 24.8799S, 93.3739WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Lakhipur in India on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 19:15:33 / January 13, 2021 @ 7:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:15:33 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 93.3739° East, latitude 24.8799° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d82z. Event ids that are associated: us6000d82z.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hailākāndi, Lāla, Badarpur (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hailākāndi (c. 31 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 38 km ENE of Lakhipur, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.3739° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.8799° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38 km ENE of Lakhipur, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-13 19:15:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-25 20:07:47 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 271 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 1.063 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us6000d82z Id of event.
Event Code 6000d82z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d82z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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