A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Churachandpur in India on Thursday. Global time and date of event 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 02:26:05 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.82 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4k8. Id of event: us1000d4k8. Exact location, longitude 93.5783° East, latitude 24.4652° North, depth = 48.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:56:05 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahur, Silchar, Lakhipur (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 17 km NNW of Churachandpur, India.
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