A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Chaloem Phra Kiat in Thailand. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 21:03:57 / November 20, 2019 @ 9:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:03:57 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006anm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006anm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 101.2241° East, 19.4377° North.
Event epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from Louangphabang (c. 47 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Nan (c. 24 700 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pong (c. 14 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chiang Kham (c. 14 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sainyabuli (c. 13 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Chiang Klang (c. 13 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Louangphabang, Pong, Chiang Kham (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Laos (c. 6 368 000 pop), Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SE of Chaloem Phra Kiat, Thailand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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