A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Panbang in Bhutan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 10:04:15 / August 11, 2018 @ 10:04 am. Id of earthquake: us1000g7hg. Event ids that are associated: us1000g7hg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:04:15 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 90.9117 East, latitude 26.8128 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trongsa, Trashigang, Jakar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Barpeta Road (c. 35 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kokrajhar (c. 32 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SW of Panbang, Bhutan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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