A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Dinhata in India on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.23 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 89.5621 East, latitude 26.0765 North, depth = 17.23 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/15 / 2015-09-11 23:56:59 / September 11, 2015 @ 11:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:26:59 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20003n08. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003n08.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Rangpur (c. 343 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Saidpur (c. 199 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Goyerkāta (c. 66 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Lalmanirhat (c. 65 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tura, Phuntsholing, Jaigaon (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km ESE of Dinhata, India.
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