A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Yairipok in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/08/15 / 2015-08-12 02:44:51 / August 12, 2015 @ 2:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.8248 East, latitude 24.6516 North, depth = 40.73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.73 km (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:14:51 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100031bx. Unique identifier: us100031bx.
Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayāng Imphāl, Imphal, Kakching.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 76 km E of Yairipok, India.
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