A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:58:12 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 08:58:12 / July 9, 2020 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000akmn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akmn. 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, 93.314° East, 23.0702° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aizawl, Saiha, Thenzawl (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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