A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bokakhat in India on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 20:25:46 / May 25, 2018 @ 8:25 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000eek9. Event ids that are associated: us1000eek9. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:55:46 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.17 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 49.17 km, 93.5059° East, 26.3926° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mariāni, Wokha, Naharlagun (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Dimāpur (c. 135 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Jorhāt (c. 69 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SSW of Bokakhat, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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