A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Yairipok in India. The temblor was picked up at 11:57:45 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.6893° East, latitude 24.39° North, depth = 82.96 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 05:27:45 / July 2, 2017 @ 5:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us100095u3. Unique identifier: us100095u3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.96 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moirāng, Imphal, Mawlaik. Close 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 70 km ESE of Yairipok, India.
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