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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag was detected near Basugaon in India

Earthquake location 26.6802S, 90.3893WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Basugaon in India on Sunday. Event id: us10002m67. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002m67. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/15 / 2015-06-28 01:05:26 / June 28, 2015 @ 1:05 am. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:35:26 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 90.3893 East, latitude 26.6802 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 102 km (64 miles) from Jaigaon (c. 158 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Koch Bihār (c. 78 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Nageswari (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Dīnhāta (c. 42 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punākha, Samdrup Jongkhar, Dīnhāta (min 5000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km N of Basugaon, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 90.3893° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.6802° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km N of Basugaon, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-28 01:05:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-28 01:40:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 49 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.76 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level yellow The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 672 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.722 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10002m67 Id of event.
Event Code 10002m67 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002m67, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Mahmud

    feel it from Rangpur, Bangladesh

  2. Nima

    Yes!!! Around 7:05 am(BST) Bhutan Standard Time

  3. Subham

    yes I feel it from siliguri…

  4. Nitish

    feel it from dinajpur bangladesh

  5. Vis

    Yup I felt at siliguri, darjeeling

  6. Tshechi

    Ya I felt in Bhutan Phuentsholing near jaigaon nd it real disturb ma sleep

  7. Asif

    I felt bangladesh……

  8. Ugyen

    Yes 7:5 in Thimphu, Bhutan

  9. Susmit

    Ya.. . I feel it from guwahati

  10. Sidharth

    yes m from barpeta

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