A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Nongstoin in India on Sunday. Event id: us20008j9t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008j9t. Exact location of earthquake, 91.0857° East, 25.5397° North, depth 33.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:35:33 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.19 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 04:05:33 / February 12, 2017 @ 4:05 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Shillong (c. 132 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Netrakona (c. 79 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chhātak (c. 39 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Nongstoin (c. 25 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abhayāpuri, Lakhipur, Hājo (min 5000 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km W of Nongstoin, India.
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