A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Kakching in India. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/16 / 2016-05-12 07:54:19 / May 12, 2016 @ 7:54 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:24:19 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.3988° East, 24.3106° North, depth 72 km. Event id: us10005gr5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005gr5.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mawlaik, Churāchāndpur, Imphal (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km ESE of Kakching, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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