A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Goālpāra in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:56:51 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.34 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cptt. Unique identifier: us7000cptt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 16:56:51 / December 10, 2020 @ 4:56 pm. Exact location, longitude 90.557° East, latitude 26.1587° North, depth = 35.34 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Nageswari (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tufānganj, Nageswari, Sarpang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Each 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Goālpāra, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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