A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nongstoin in India on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9e3. Id of event: us7000c9e3. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:43:20 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 19:43:20 / November 2, 2020 @ 7:43 pm. Exact location, longitude 91.2034° East, latitude 25.7483° North, depth = 32.21 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.21 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Shillong (c. 132 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chhātak (c. 39 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barpeta Road (c. 35 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chhātak, Rangia, Sorbhog (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 26 km NNW of Nongstoin, India.
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