A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Hakha in Burma on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 11:29:23 / October 2, 2015 @ 11:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jra. Id of event: us10003jra. Exact location of event, longitude 93.3551 East, latitude 22.4638 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 17:59:23 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lunglei, Falam, Saiha. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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