Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 27 km north of Churāchāndpur, Churachandpur, Manipur, India, on Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 5:38 pm (GMT +0) -

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 27 km north of Churāchāndpur, Churachandpur, Manipur, India, on Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 5:38 pm (GMT +0)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 58 km depth

10 Oct 17:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
11 Oct 07:20: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Date & time: Oct 10, 2020 17:38:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 5:38 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.56°N / 93.58°E (Churachandpur, Manipur, India)
Antipode: 24.56°S / 86.42°W
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Moirang (Bishnupur) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Churāchāndpur (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Mayāng Imphāl (Imphal East) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) W of Kakching (pop: 30,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Thoubāl (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Imphal (pop: 223,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Silchar (Assam) (pop: 152,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Haflong (Assam) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NE of Aizawl (Mizoram) (pop: 265,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) SE of Guwahati (Assam) (pop: 899,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 18.6°C (65 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.458 kmMyanmar-India Border RegionGFZ
5.440 kmManipur, India RegionEMSC
5.140 km32 Km WSW of Imphal, IndiaCEIC
5.455 km33 Km WNW of Moirāng, IndiaUSGS
5.459 kmMyanmar-India Border RegionGeoAu
5.550 kmMyanmar-India Border RegionBMKG

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Dispur, Kamrup Metro, Assam (251.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was in my bathroom.. suddenly the room shook laterally for few seconds.. was confused whether m having dizziness or earthquake;soon realised it was quake,decided to dress up n die in bathroom rather than rushed outside half-naked! | 4 users found this interesting.  
Thiyam Leishangkhong (34.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I was with my laptop at around 11:10pm i not sure and suddenly this happen and it's not quite strong shaking but i feel scared because it's happening at midnight and i am really scared of this calamities. | One user found this interesting.  
Jagiroad (220 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : I was sitting on my Laptop Table, in my room in the second floor (american) of my quarter and the walk to the stairs would be 25-30 meters, when I felt a jolt which alarmed me, other members of my family weren't alarmed but they did feel it on the dining   
Diphu, Karbi Anglong, Assam (144 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I was just trying to sleep and suddenly i realised that my house roof started shaking and every member of our family woke up and came out of there room. But it only lasted for like 5-10 seconds.  
Churachanpur (27.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s : Actually back then I was not scare of earthquake but last night was different ...Im already in my deep sleep as the shake was so strong that it woke me up. I feel dizzy and nausea when I check the time it was 11:08.This was the strongest one I have came a  
Kailashahar, Unakoti, Tripura (161.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was painting and suddenly I felt my spine swinging.. I had a glass of water and the water was moving too..  
Meghalaya (22.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / complex motion difficult to describe / 10-15 s : I felt it | One user found this interesting.  
27 km of Churāchāndpur, Manipur (7.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake
near Phek, Manipur (176 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Golaghat, Assam (225.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Dispur, Kamrup Metro, Assam (249.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : It was slow at the beginning intense in the middle and slow again.  
near Dhing, Nagaon district, Assam (224.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / very short
dimapur (847.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : everything was going "tattr-tattr"  
Upland road , Shillong (203.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging
Dibrugarh (287.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Nongstoin, Meghalaya (256.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Imphal (48 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : It's natural but thank God for no damages.i might be need like smart app alert for the future..  
Dispur, Kamrup Metro, Assam (253.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bāwāli, South 24 Paraganas, West Bengal (593.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Kailashahar, Unakoti, Tripura (161.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Moreh (81.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Shillong (208.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Imphal, Manipur (44 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
near Mayāng Imphāl, Imphal East, Manipur (20.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Silchar airport (72.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
46 km of Kohima, Nagaland (90.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Lumding (139.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Dispur, Kamrup Metro, Assam (250.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Silchar, Assam (83 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 20-30 s : I was at my Shop Suddenly i feel shaking of land like swing/julha.  
Moirang (20.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Manipur,imphal east, porompat, khurai khongkham le (48.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 25, 2020 15:14
1 year 6 weeks ago
3.2

27 km
Churachandpur, 22 km W of Moirang, Bishnupur, Manipur, IndiaMore
Oct 15, 2020 15:35
1 year 7 weeks ago
3.5

36 km
Tamenglong, 25 km NW of Moirang, Bishnupur, Manipur, IndiaMore
Oct 11, 2020 10:25
1 year 8 weeks ago
3.8

52 km
Tamenglong, 32 km NW of Churāchāndpur, Churachandpur, Manipur, IndiaMore
Oct 10, 2020 18:09
1 year 8 weeks ago
2.8

30 km
Tamenglong, 39 km NW of Churāchāndpur, Churachandpur, Manipur, IndiaMore

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