A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Hailakandi in India on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 02:10:21 / November 15, 2016 @ 2:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude 92.2986 East, latitude 24.5992 North, depth = 33.97 km. The temblor was reported at 07:40:21 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.97 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000781i. Id of event: us1000781i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hāflong, Baniachang, Sairang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Habiganj (c. 88 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Maulavi Bāzār (c. 57 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chhātak (c. 39 200 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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