A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Xam Nua in Laos. The temblor was picked up at 05:14:51 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000b4kv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4kv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 05:14:51 / July 27, 2020 @ 5:14 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.5406° East, 20.8717° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Thành Phố Hòa Bình (c. 105 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Xam Nua (c. 39 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sơn La (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Thành Phố Hòa Bình, Sơn La, Xam Nua (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Laos (c. 6 368 000 pop), Vietnam (c. 89 571 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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