A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Serchhip in India. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:59:09 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007gsu. Id of event: us20007gsu. Exact location of event, depth 41.93 km, 92.7926° East, 23.1201° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/16 / 2016-10-26 06:29:09 / October 26, 2016 @ 6:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.93 km (26 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Khagrachhari (c. 50 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Sāitlaw (c. 11 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hakha, Sāitlaw, Mamit. Close country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 20 km SSW of Serchhip, India.
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