A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Gangtok in India. Exact location, longitude 88.6261° East, latitude 27.2442° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20008uvs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008uvs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 21:42:10 / March 26, 2017 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:12:10 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Shiliguri (c. 515 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Dārjiling (c. 123 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Jalpāiguri (c. 107 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Goyerkāta (c. 66 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Naksalbāri (c. 57 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kārsiyāng (c. 46 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhadrapur, Tsimasham, Hāsimāra (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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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