A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Khagrachhari in Bangladesh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.27 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, depth 41.27 km, 92.2235° East, 23.0338° North. Event id: us6000ccf2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ccf2. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:21:03 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 03:21:03 / October 24, 2020 @ 3:21 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sandwīp, Sairang, Udaipur. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Chittagong (c. 3 920 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Aizawl (c. 265 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Feni (c. 84 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Sandwīp (c. 52 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Patiya (c. 51 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Khagrachhari (c. 50 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 27 km ESE of Khagrachhari, Bangladesh.
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