A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 14:48:51 / May 6, 2017 @ 2:48 pm. Unique identifier: us10008q3v. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008q3v. Exact location of event, depth 68.62 km, 94.008° East, 23.9117° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:18:51 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.62 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yairipok, Thoubāl, Mayāng Imphāl (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km NW of Mawlaik, Burma.
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