A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Moirāng in India on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.41 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 93.5294 East, latitude 24.6033 North, depth = 51.41 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:38:00 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 17:38:00 / October 10, 2020 @ 5:38 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c7ce. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7ce.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Imphal (c. 223 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Hailākāndi (c. 31 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Badarpur, Hailākāndi, Kolasib. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 27 km WNW of Moirāng, India.
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