Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Bishnupur, 23 km east of Churāchāndpur, Churachandpur, Manipur, India, on Monday, July 1, 1957 at 19:30 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 65 km depth
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.31°N / 93.894°E↗ (Bishnupur, Manipur, India)
Antipode: 24.31°S / 86.106°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Kakching (pop: 30,400) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) E of Churāchāndpur (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Moirāng (Bishnupur) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Mayāng Imphāl (Imphal East) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Thoubāl (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Imphal (pop: 223,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NW of Mawlaik (Sagain, Myanmar (Burma)) (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ESE of Silchar (Assam) (pop: 152,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) ENE of Aizawl (Mizoram) (pop: 265,300) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) SE of Guwahati (Assam) (pop: 899,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.2||65 km||Manipur, India region||USGS|
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