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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake has struck near North Vanlaiphai in India

Earthquake location 23.1347S, 93.2443WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.2443° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.1347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-21 22:40:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-21 22:54:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 521 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.589 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ag4u Id of event.
Event Code 6000ag4u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ag4u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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