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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near North Vanlaiphai in India

Earthquake location 23.0869S, 93.2007WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from North Vanlaiphai in India. Exact location of earthquake, 93.2007° East, 23.0869° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 19:44:43 / June 24, 2020 @ 7:44 pm. Unique identifier: us7000aabs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aabs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:44:43 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sairang, Aizawl, Saiha (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Sairang (c. 5 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of North Vanlaiphai, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.2007° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.0869° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km ESE of North Vanlaiphai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 19:44:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 20:25:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000aabs Id of event.
Event Code 7000aabs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aabs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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