A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tsimasham in Bhutan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 89.5678° East, 27.0512° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000dgem. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgem. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:43:43 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:43:43 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Thimphu (c. 98 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Goyerkāta (c. 66 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dhupgāri (c. 41 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hāsimāra (c. 40 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mātābhānga, Tufānganj, Koch Bihār (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bhutan (c. 700 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 6 km SSE of Tsimasham, Bhutan.
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