A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.1825° East, 23.8202° North, depth 67.65 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 05:41:53 / April 14, 2016 @ 5:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:11:53 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.65 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hyf. Id of event: us20005hyf.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yairipok, Thoubāl, Mayāng Imphāl (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km NW of Mawlaik, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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