A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdnu. Unique identifier: us7000bdnu. The temblor was reported at 12:07:15 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 93.2381° East, 23.1333° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 12:07:15 / August 27, 2020 @ 12:07 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sairang, Aizawl, Saiha. Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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