Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 15 km southwest of Churāchāndpur, Churachandpur, Manipur, India, on Sunday, May 6, 1984 at 15:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.257°N / 93.545°E↗ (Churachandpur, Manipur, India)
Antipode: 24.257°S / 86.455°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SW of Churāchāndpur (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SW of Moirāng (Bishnupur) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Kakching (pop: 30,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SW of Mayāng Imphāl (Imphal East) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of Thoubāl (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSW of Imphal (pop: 223,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Kolasib (Mizoram) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Silchar (Assam) (pop: 152,400) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NE of Aizawl (Mizoram) (pop: 265,300) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) SE of Guwahati (Assam) (pop: 899,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||33 km||Manipur, India region||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 16 Sep 1984 01:26 UTC| M 4.7 |40.9 km (25.4 mi) depth|52 km (32 mi) distance| USGS | Details