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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near North Vanlaiphai in India

Earthquake location 23.1333S, 93.2381WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.2381° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.1333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17 km E of North Vanlaiphai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-27 12:07:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-27 12:28:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.124 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 449 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 0.591 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bdnu Id of event.
Event Code 7000bdnu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bdnu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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