A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tangail in Bangladesh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:16:20 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084bt. Id of event: us600084bt. Exact location of event, longitude 90.0385 East, latitude 24.2411 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 06:16:20 / February 25, 2020 @ 6:16 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sherpur, Pābna, Nārāyanganj. Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Dhaka (c. 10 356 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tungi (c. 337 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Narsingdi (c. 281 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Nāgarpur (c. 238 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mymensingh (c. 225 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nārāyanganj (c. 223 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 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 was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km E of Tangail, Bangladesh.
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