A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sapatgram in India on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 90.1596 East, latitude 26.4068 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000hd8v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hd8v. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 04:50:46 / September 12, 2018 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:20:46 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chilmāri, Birpara, Shemgang (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lalmanirhat (c. 65 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Chilmāri (c. 49 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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