A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kakching in India on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 61.9 km, 93.9738° East, 24.4005° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:56 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 23:45:56 / January 27, 2019 @ 11:45 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j9j5. Id of event: us2000j9j5. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.9 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik, Imphal, Yairipok (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km S of Kakching, India.
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