A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Hakha in Burma. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 13:35:36 / October 19, 2019 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600062aj. Event ids that are associated: us600062aj. The temblor was detected at 20:05:36 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.24 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 93.3104° East, latitude 22.5731° North, depth = 45.24 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serchhīp, Lunglei, Falam (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 32 km WSW of Hakha, Burma.
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