A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Yairipok in India on Sunday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:17:14 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). 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 22.77 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 06:47:14 / January 7, 2018 @ 6:47 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000c1my. Event ids that are associated: us1000c1my. Exact location of event, longitude 94.9132 East, latitude 24.7561 North, depth = 22.77 km.
Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phek, Mayāng Imphāl, Kakching (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 86 km E of Yairipok, India.
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