A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. The temblor was reported at 02:32:35 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 02:32:35 / June 24, 2020 @ 2:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 93.2444° East, 23.1852° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000ahkj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahkj.
Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sairang, Saiha, Aizawl (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km ENE of North Vanlaiphai, India.
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