A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Hojai in India on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 92.8261 East, latitude 26.1923 North, depth = 47.23 km. Event id: us20003kq2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003kq2. The temblor was detected at 11:09:03 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.23 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/15 / 2015-09-05 05:39:03 / September 5, 2015 @ 5:39 am.
Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bokākhāt, Mangaldai, Khārupatia. Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lumding Railway Colony (c. 25 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Dhekiajuli (c. 21 300 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 has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km N of Hojai, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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