A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Sylhet in Bangladesh on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007h26. Id of event: us60007h26. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 91.731° East, 24.773° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 07:10:39 / January 27, 2020 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:10:39 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shillong (c. 132 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Habiganj (c. 88 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Maulavi Bāzār (c. 57 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Chhātak (c. 39 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Baniachang (c. 37 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nongstoin, Āmbāsa, Lāla (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SW of Sylhet, Bangladesh. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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