A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Goshaingaon in India. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 89.9018° East, 26.3137° North. The temblor was detected at 04:28:23 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d7b4. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7b4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 22:58:23 / March 21, 2018 @ 10:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chilmāri, Mankāchar, Birpara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lalmanirhat (c. 65 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 15 km SSW of Goshaingaon, India.
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