A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Chaloem Phra Kiat in Thailand on Thursday. Global time and date of event 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 21:19:24 / November 20, 2019 @ 9:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 101.3851° East, 19.412° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us70006any. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006any. The temblor was detected at 04:19:24 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nan, Louangphabang, Chiang Klang. Close country/countries that might be effected, Laos (c. 6 368 000 pop), Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Louangphabang (c. 47 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nan (c. 24 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Sainyabuli (c. 13 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Chiang Klang (c. 13 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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