A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Khawhai in India. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.21 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d0pu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0pu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.5119 East, latitude 23.6512 North, depth = 63.21 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:48:13 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 20:48:13 / January 16, 2021 @ 8:48 pm.
Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mawlaik, Sairang, Thenzawl.
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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km NE of Khawhai, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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