A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mangaldai in India. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.03 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 20:05:27 / February 29, 2020 @ 8:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:35:27 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008735. Event ids that are associated: us60008735. Exact location, longitude 92.0755° East, latitude 26.4801° North, depth = 46.03 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dhekiajuli (c. 21 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Dhing (c. 20 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pemagatshel, Tezpur, Rangāpāra (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 6 km NE of Mangaldai, India.
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