A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Myanmar-India border region kilometers (0 miles) from Myanmar-India border region on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 14:38:49 / July 28, 2020 @ 2:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.2845 East, latitude 23.2346 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5cc. Id of event: us6000b5cc. The temblor was detected at 14:38:49 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sairang, Saiha, Aizawl. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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