A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Dharmanagar in India on Friday. The temblor was reported at 05:53:42 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.77 km (24 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a1bp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1bp. Exact location of earthquake, 92.2002° East, 24.1789° North, depth 38.77 km. Global time and date of event 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 00:23:42 / July 21, 2017 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silchar, Baniachang, Rānīr Bāzār. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Habiganj (c. 88 800 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Maulavi Bāzār (c. 57 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km S of Dharmanagar, India.
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