A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Sarupathar in India on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 08:09:48 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 08:09:48 / December 24, 2020 @ 8:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.7113° East, 25.6542° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2hz. Id of event: us6000d2hz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myitkyina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Myitkyina (c. 90 900 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km S of Sarupathar, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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