A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Nongstoin in India on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 20:00:54 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 91.0486 East, latitude 25.791 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjsb. Unique identifier: us1000jjsb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 14:30:54 / March 21, 2019 @ 2:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shillong (c. 132 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rangia, Bongaigaon, Tura. Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km NW of Nongstoin, India.
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