A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Tuensang in India on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:18:15 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bje2. Id of event: us6000bje2. Exact location, longitude 95.538° East, latitude 26.1179° North, depth = 89.29 km. Global time and date of event 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 13:18:15 / August 23, 2020 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.29 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mon (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mon, Tuensang (min 5000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km ESE of Tuensang, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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