A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. The temblor was picked up at 11:56:34 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ai9b. Unique identifier: us7000ai9b. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 11:56:34 / July 5, 2020 @ 11:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 93.3625° East, 23.1734° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sairang, Aizawl, Saiha (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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