A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Basugaon in India on Sunday. Event id: us10002m67. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002m67. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/15 / 2015-06-28 01:05:26 / June 28, 2015 @ 1:05 am. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:35:26 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 90.3893 East, latitude 26.6802 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 102 km (64 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Nageswari (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Dīnhāta (c. 42 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punākha, Samdrup Jongkhar, Dīnhāta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km N of Basugaon, India.
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