A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Baikunthpur in India on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000h6kg. Event ids that are associated: us2000h6kg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 82.469 East, latitude 23.4865 North, depth = 15.39 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.39 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 18:09:56 / September 1, 2018 @ 6:09 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:39:56 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Singrauli (c. 185 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ambikāpur (c. 72 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Renukūt (c. 62 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kotma (c. 31 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pasān (c. 30 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Anūppur (c. 18 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pendra (c. 12 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Renukūt, Pendra, Anūppur. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 27 km NNW of Baikunthpur, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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