A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Dhekiajuli in India. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000didl. Id of event: us6000didl. Exact location of earthquake, 92.5423° East, 26.6692° North, depth 53.03 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.03 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:24:50 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 12:24:50 / February 17, 2021 @ 12:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was North Guwāhāti, Guwahati, Rangia. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Dhekiajuli (c. 21 300 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Dhing (c. 20 800 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 7 km ESE of Dhekiajuli, India.
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