A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tuensang in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.38 km (38 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:29:20 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crdq. Id of event: us6000crdq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 03:29:20 / November 22, 2020 @ 3:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 60.38 km, 94.7611° East, 26.2934° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jorhāt (c. 69 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Sibsāgar (c. 62 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Golāghāt (c. 34 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mokokchūng (c. 34 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarupathar, Silapathar, Kohima.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 6 km WNW of Tuensang, India.
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