A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Marigaon in India. The temblor was reported at 16:00:11 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 92.2033 East, latitude 26.2344 North, depth = 58.03 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 10:30:11 / March 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004x9h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004x9h. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.03 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rangāpāra, Shillong, Tezpur (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Shillong (c. 132 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 21 km SW of Marigaon, India.
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