A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Barpeta in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:17:30 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjlb. Unique identifier: us2000hjlb. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 03:47:30 / September 25, 2018 @ 3:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 90.9276° East, 26.0845° North.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bilāsipāra (c. 37 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Barpeta Road (c. 35 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mairang, Dispur, Sapatgrām (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SSW of Barpeta, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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