A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Barpeta in India on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006b0f. Id of event: us70006b0f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.09 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 91.2295° East, 26.1761° North, depth 48.09 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 14:11:09 / November 21, 2019 @ 2:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:41:09 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bāsugaon, Mangaldai, Mairang. Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barpeta Road (c. 35 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 27 km SE of Barpeta, India.
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