A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Hailākāndi in India on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 92.3957 East, latitude 24.6068 North, depth = 39.62 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:27:38 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000b54f. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b54f. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.62 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 02:27:38 / July 16, 2020 @ 2:27 am.
The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Maulavi Bāzār (c. 57 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chhātak (c. 39 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Āmbāsa, Sairang, Hāflong (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 18 km WSW of Hailākāndi, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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