A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Lakhipur in India. Event id: us10004c4z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c4z. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:55:13 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.15 km (36 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 10:25:13 / January 6, 2016 @ 10:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.4003 East, latitude 24.8896 North, depth = 58.15 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hailākāndi, Lāla, Badarpur (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hailākāndi (c. 31 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km ENE of Lakhipur, India.
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