A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 93.3132 East, latitude 23.0895 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000aq8x. Event ids that are associated: us7000aq8x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:26:38 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 10:26:38 / July 17, 2020 @ 10:26 am.
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Thenzawl, Lunglei (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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