Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Along in India


Earthquake location 30.3482S, 94.7965WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 241 km N of Along, India (150 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:27:53 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.7965 East, latitude 30.3482 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000b69f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b69f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 17:27:53 / July 29, 2020 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 241 km N of Along, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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