A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:33:53 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.3092 East, latitude 23.1204 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000aqg3. Event ids that are associated: us7000aqg3. Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 16:33:53 / July 17, 2020 @ 4:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sairang, Aizawl, Saiha. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 25 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India.
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