A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Netrakona in Bangladesh on Wednesday. Event id: us6000a4u4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a4u4. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:40:49 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 91.1353° East, latitude 24.8477° North, depth = 30.15 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.15 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 01:40:49 / June 3, 2020 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhairab Bāzār, Muktāgācha, Maulavi Bāzār (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mymensingh (c. 225 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bhairab Bāzār (c. 105 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kishorganj (c. 90 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Habiganj (c. 88 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Netrakona (c. 79 000 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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