A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Churachandpur in India on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.71 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 93.694 East, latitude 24.0249 North, depth = 59.71 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000312b. Unique identifier: us1000312b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/15 / 2015-07-21 08:21:37 / July 21, 2015 @ 8:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:51:37 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Imphal, Mawlaik, Yairipok (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km S of Churachandpur, India.
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