A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Hailakandi in India. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:45:56 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 22:15:56 / October 29, 2015 @ 10:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.01 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 92.5073° East, 24.7291° North, depth 35.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us200040l5. Event ids that are associated: us200040l5.
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Maulavi Bāzār (c. 57 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chhātak (c. 39 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dharmanagar (c. 32 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kamalpur, Chhātak, Maibong (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NW of Hailakandi, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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