Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Chandel, 15 km southeast of Kakching, Manipur, India, on Saturday, May 27, 1939 at 03:45 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 66 km depth
Depth: 65.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.4°N / 94.082°E↗ (Chandel, Manipur, India)
Antipode: 24.4°S / 85.918°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SE of Kakching (pop: 30,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Thoubāl (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Mayāng Imphāl (Imphal East) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ESE of Moirāng (Bishnupur) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Churāchāndpur (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (30 mi) SSE of Imphal (pop: 223,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Mawlaik (Sagain, Myanmar (Burma)) (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ESE of Silchar (Assam) (pop: 152,400) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) ENE of Aizawl (Mizoram) (pop: 265,300) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SE of Guwahati (Assam) (pop: 899,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||66 km||Myanmar-India border region||USGS|
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