A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Saiha in India. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.56 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 14:39:13 / December 6, 2020 @ 2:39 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:39:13 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 52.56 km, 93.4233° East, 21.8358° North. Unique identifier: us7000cpsj. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpsj.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Saiha. Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 85 km SSE of Saiha, India.
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