A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Yairipok in India on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 10:19:20 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.05 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 94.2958° East, latitude 24.8008° North, depth = 68.05 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 04:49:20 / January 27, 2019 @ 4:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j9cu. Id of event: us2000j9cu.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kohima, Phek, Churāchāndpur (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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