A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Nongstoin in India. The temblor was picked up at 00:34:19 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 19:04:19 / August 17, 2018 @ 7:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 90.9167 East, latitude 25.6343 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000gdj7. Event ids that are associated: us1000gdj7.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soalkuchi, Howli, Cherrapunji. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Netrakona (c. 79 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Nongstoin (c. 25 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chāpar (c. 19 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km WNW of Nongstoin, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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