A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Churachandpur in India on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 61.72 km, 93.4958° East, 24.1314° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008m0e. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008m0e. The temblor was detected at 17:32:51 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 12:02:51 / February 24, 2017 @ 12:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.72 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kolasib (c. 25 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lāla, Sāitlaw, Sairang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 28 km SW of Churachandpur, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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