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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Myanmar-India border region

Earthquake location 23.2346S, 93.2845WA 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Myanmar-India border region.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.2845° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.2346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Myanmar-India border region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-28 14:38:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-28 14:57:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.359 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000b5cc Id of event.
Event Code 6000b5cc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b5cc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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