A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Along in India. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.38 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23.38 km, 94.9921° East, 28.6466° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 14:31:01 / September 2, 2016 @ 2:31 pm. Event id: us10006jnm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jnm. The temblor was picked up at 20:01:01 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pāsighāt, Along (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Pāsighāt (c. 25 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Along (c. 18 400 pop).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 57 km NNE of Along, India.
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