A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lakhipur in India on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 15:56:42 / October 23, 2016 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 28.31 km, 90.2202° East, 26.0732° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.31 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20007g8h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007g8h. The temblor was detected at 21:26:42 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lalmanirhat (c. 65 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Chilmāri (c. 49 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barpeta Road, Sarpang, Howli.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 9 km WNW of Lakhipur, India.
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