A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Habiganj in Bangladesh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.28 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:50:52 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 30.28 km, 91.2966° East, 24.1581° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 04:50:52 / November 8, 2017 @ 4:50 am. Unique identifier: us2000bk8n. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bk8n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belonia, Paltan, Nārāyanganj (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Comilla (c. 389 400 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Tungi (c. 337 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Narsingdi (c. 281 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Nārāyanganj (c. 223 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Agartala (c. 203 300 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Bhairab Bāzār (c. 105 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 27 km SSW of Habiganj, Bangladesh.
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