A earthquake with magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Imphal in India on Monday. The 6.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:35:20 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 93.628° East, latitude 24.8758° North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 23:05:20 / January 3, 2016 @ 11:05 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b2n. Id of event: us10004b2n.
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Dimāpur (c. 135 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karīmganj, Bokajān, Phek (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 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: 33 km WNW of Imphal, India.
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We felt it in bihar also
In Maldah , West Bengal , India it woke up every people like a nightmare do !
I am in kolkata and felt very strong impact of quake. I was on 5th floor of my appartment when my chair and table start trembling.