A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 8.88 km, 93.2443° East, 23.1347° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.88 km (6 miles). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:40:52 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ag4u. Unique identifier: us6000ag4u. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 22:40:52 / June 21, 2020 @ 10:40 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mamit, Sāitlaw, Sairang. Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 115 km (72 miles) from Sāitlaw (c. 11 000 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Mamit (c. 6 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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