A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Khagrachhari in Bangladesh. Global time and date of event 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 01:47:38 / August 30, 2020 @ 1:47 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bh52. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bh52. The temblor was detected at 01:47:38 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 37.45 km, 92.0087° East, 23.4098° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.45 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailāshahar, Raojān, Lunglei. Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Comilla (c. 389 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Agartala (c. 203 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Feni (c. 84 000 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Lākshām (c. 82 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Khagrachhari (c. 50 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 33 km N of Khagrachhari, Bangladesh.
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