A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Dhemaji in India on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.2519° East, 27.6347° North, depth 16.38 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 06:20:41 / December 17, 2017 @ 6:20 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c5d1. Unique identifier: us2000c5d1. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:50:41 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.38 km (10 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jorhāt, Amguri, Nāzirā. Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Dibrugarh (c. 122 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Jorhāt (c. 69 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sibsāgar (c. 62 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from North Lakhimpur (c. 59 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Naharlagun (c. 26 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Along (c. 18 400 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km WNW of Dhemaji, India.
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