Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Myanmar-India Border Region on Thursday, 20 November 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.7 - 65 km NNW of Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), jueves, 20 nov. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.7 - 65 km NNW of Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), jueves, 20 nov. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 49 km depth

20 Nov 18:22 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Nov 20 19:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.7.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 49.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 20 Nov 2014 18:14:38 UTC
Magnitud: 5.7
Profundidad: 49.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 23.47°N / 93.47°E (Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Birmania))
Volcán mas cercano: Lower Chindwin (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km al ENE de Khawhai (Champhai, Mizoram, India) (pop: 2,540) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al NNO de Falam (Chin) (pop: 5,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al ENE de Serchhīp (Serchhip, Mizoram, India) (pop: 20,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al ESE de Aizawl (Mizoram, India) (pop: 265,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al N de Hakha (Chin) (pop: 20,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
97 km al OSO de Mawlaik (Sagain) (pop: 44,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
98 km al S de Churāchāndpur (Manipur, India) (pop: 47,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
98 km al NE de Lunglei (Mizoram, India) (pop: 52,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
316 km al ONO de Mandalay (pop: 1,208,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
497 km al NO de Nay Pyi Taw (pop: 925,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.749 kmMyanmar-India Border RegionGFZ
M 5.648 km44km ENE of Khawhai, IndiaUSGS
M 5.754 kmMyanmar-India Border RegionGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (51)

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myanmar india / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : bad scary
myanmar india / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : bad scary
karimganj, assam, india / Light shaking (MMI IV)
karman / not felt
Silchar,india / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
mandalay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
aizawl (mizoram) / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : i was sleeping while it happen...but fortunately it didn't last long...i was shaking,my house was shaking..didn't even had time to panic..
silchar (159.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Imphal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Silchar / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Silchar, Assam / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking for 3 seconds followed by light shaking for 2 seconds...
Silchar, Assam / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
aizawl / Light shaking (MMI IV)
langol,imphal. (158.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aizawl / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Imphal / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting and watching movie on Laptop and suddenly felt dizziness like.. At first thought may be its due to improper eating(mine) but instantly found that ceiling also shaking and found everyone running out to open space.. Quite alarmed and shocked to have such an experience..
Imphal, India / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was alarmed as it was midnight....lasted quite longer than the usual quakes that we experience in this region
Imphal, India / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was alarmed as it was midnight....lasted quite longer than the usual quakes that we experience in this region
Aizawl / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lamka, Manipur, India / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aizawl, India / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aizawl, India / Light shaking (MMI IV)
imphal / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Imphal / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aizawl, Mizoram, India / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lunglei / Weak shaking (MMI III)
dhaka / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
aizawl / Light shaking (MMI IV) : felt dizzy n lasted for around 5-10 seconds..still scared to sleep
Hailakandi, Assam / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
chittagong / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Halishahar,Chittagong,Bangladesh / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt it!
Hailakandi / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
dhaka / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Aizawl / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
imphal (875.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chittagong, Bangladesh / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 20 sec long !
Dhaka Cantonment / Weak shaking (MMI III) : experienced a little bit
Aizawl (India, 86 km W of epicenter) : My daughters of 3 & 6 wakes out; building cracks also observed in Aizawl. Some of people walked out to open space fearing aftershocks that unmind predict by anon through social network. (reported through EMSC)
Hnahthial (India, 92 km SW of epicenter) : Windows and almirah are shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Dacca (Bangladesh, 319 km W of epicenter) : it was not very strong, but we felt noticable shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Hojai (India, 280 km NW of epicenter) : was dizzy and my bed started shaking.. for few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Agartala (India, 231 km W of epicenter) : When I was sitting on the 2nd floorat 11:45 pm on 20 Nov 2014, the windowsof my room started vibrating and the water in the transparent bottle was producing ripples. Though the epicenter is near aMizoram-Mayanmar border, the shock is clearly felt in Agartala, Tripura. - posted by S. M. HOSSAIN, a Geo-Scientist at Agartala (reported through EMSC)
Chittagong (Bangladesh, 221 km SW of epicenter) : Omg, 5.6... (reported through EMSC)
Imphal (India, 146 km N of epicenter) : Scarce feeling like my body is moving down (reported through EMSC)
Siaha (India, 131 km SW of epicenter) : Its very strong maybe the strongest i've felt so far. . But luckily it didn,t last long. Maybe it last just a minutes. If it last any longer dont know what might happen (reported through EMSC)
Aizawl (India, 85 km W of epicenter) : It's quite moderate from aizawl.... Can feel the shaking ...last for about 4 second (reported through EMSC)
Aizawl (India, 85 km W of epicenter) : While sleeping i felt that some body pulling the cot (reported through EMSC)
Aizawl (India, 85 km W of epicenter) : About 10 second or longer than that... (reported through EMSC)
Aizawl (India, 85 km W of epicenter) : Yea we felt it..very horrifying..beware snd aleart always (reported through EMSC)
Imphal (India, 146 km N of epicenter) : it was just for some seconds (reported through EMSC)
Imphal (India, 146 km N of epicenter) : Little dizzy (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.7 terremoto: 65 km al norte de Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Birmania) Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:14

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 21 Nov 2014 16:11 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    61.8 km (38.4 mi) depth
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.7 - 65 km NNW of Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), jueves, 20 nov. 2014
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