A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Abhayapuri in India. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 12:47:02 / February 8, 2020 @ 12:47 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007li1. Unique identifier: us70007li1. Exact location, longitude 90.8291° East, latitude 26.3405° North, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:17:02 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Golakganj, Tsirang, Nongstoin (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bilāsipāra (c. 37 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Barpeta Road (c. 35 300 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 16 km E of Abhayapuri, India.
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