A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Tezu in India on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iwn3. Id of event: us2000iwn3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 11:21:00 / December 23, 2018 @ 11:21 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.382° East, 27.4151° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:51:00 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khonsa, Dum Duma, Digboi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Margherita (c. 24 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Dum Duma (c. 21 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Digboi (c. 20 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tezu (c. 14 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Khonsa (c. 10 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km SSE of Tezu, India.
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