A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. Exact location of earthquake, 93.2007° East, 23.0869° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 19:44:43 / June 24, 2020 @ 7:44 pm. Unique identifier: us7000aabs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aabs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:44:43 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sairang, Aizawl, Saiha (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of North Vanlaiphai, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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