A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Yairipok in India on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 63.02 km, 94.4863° East, 24.7157° North. The temblor was detected at 11:59:39 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 06:29:39 / October 17, 2015 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003qwy. Id of event: us10003qwy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.02 km (39 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Churāchāndpur, Moirāng, Mayāng Imphāl (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve 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.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 42 km E of Yairipok, India.
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