A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Yairipok in India. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.56 km (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:38:59 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 94.7971° East, 24.9702° North, depth 63.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70004jl6. Event ids that are associated: us70004jl6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 15:08:59 / July 13, 2019 @ 3:08 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Thoubāl, Imphal, Wāngjing (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 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 sixteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 81 km ENE of Yairipok, India.
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