A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Yairipok in India. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.09 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.3303 East, latitude 24.6425 North, depth = 65.09 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/18 / 2018-06-20 07:44:26 / June 20, 2018 @ 7:44 am. The temblor was detected at 13:14:26 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ew9i. Unique identifier: us1000ew9i.
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Churāchāndpur, Moirāng, Mayāng Imphāl. Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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