A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Nongstoin in India. Exact location of earthquake, 90.8833° East, 25.6263° North, depth 31.19 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008na7. Unique identifier: us10008na7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:44:55 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.19 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 16:14:55 / April 25, 2017 @ 4:14 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soalkuchi, Cherrapunji, Howli. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Netrakona (c. 79 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Nongstoin (c. 25 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chāpar (c. 19 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 40 km WNW of Nongstoin, India.
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