A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Tezpur in India on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.19 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 93.0488° East, latitude 26.417° North, depth = 46.19 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 06:27:03 / April 27, 2019 @ 6:27 am. The temblor was detected at 11:57:03 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003cvu. Event ids that are associated: us70003cvu.
Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Dimāpur (c. 135 900 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Golāghāt (c. 34 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Naharlagun (c. 26 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Udalguri, Naharlagun, Dergaon.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 three 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SE of Tezpur, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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