A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Falam in Myanmar. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqcm. Unique identifier: us7000bqcm. Exact location of event, depth 56.69 km, 93.7083° East, 22.9652° North. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 01:59:05 / September 20, 2020 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.69 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:59:05 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik, Lunglei, Serchhīp (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km NNE of Falam, Myanmar. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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