A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Beldānga in India. Exact location of event, longitude 88.4289 East, latitude 23.8783 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 02:24:03 / August 26, 2020 @ 2:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:24:03 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bd2a. Event ids that are associated: us7000bd2a.
Nearby country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Memāri, Pābna, Guskhara. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Rājshāhi (c. 700 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pābna (c. 186 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Baharampur (c. 180 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Shāntipur (c. 150 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Krishnanagar (c. 145 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nawābganj (c. 142 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 18 km ESE of Beldānga, India.
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