A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Bokakhat in India on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:06:56 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:06 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:36:56 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.4149 East, latitude 26.3655 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us200050p4. Event ids that are associated: us200050p4.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mariāni, Dhing, Rangāpāra. Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Dimāpur (c. 135 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jorhāt (c. 69 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 34 km SSW of Bokakhat, India.
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