A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Margherita in India on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.42 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000caa9. Event ids that are associated: us6000caa9. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 19:55:49 / October 20, 2020 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 57.42 km, 96.1485° East, 27.2191° North. The temblor was detected at 19:55:49 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tinsukia (c. 89 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Margherita (c. 24 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Duliāgaon (c. 23 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Dum Duma (c. 21 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Digboi (c. 20 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nāmrup (c. 18 400 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Duliāgaon, Tinsukia, Nāmrup (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 48 km E of Margherita, India.
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