A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Saiha in India on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 08:28:32 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 92.9181° East, 22.4015° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 02:58:32 / February 17, 2019 @ 2:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jj1j. Unique identifier: us2000jj1j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serchhīp, Patiya, Sātkania (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sātkania (c. 52 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Patiya (c. 51 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bāndarban (c. 32 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSW of Saiha, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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