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Update 12:46 UTC : Please check also our new updated fatalities and injured numbers in the title of this article. Clicking on the EID table below or here will give you the underlying details

Update January 6, 12:43 UTC : Below the Bhutan damage numbers (wouldn't it be great to have them the same way in India, Bangladesh and Myanmar?

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Update January 5,  10:10 UTC : A MustRead article in the Hindustan Times about the aftermath of the earthquake. Click here to read it

Update 21:42 UTC : A "mustread" article in Live Science aboout the tectonics behind the Manipur earthquake.  A USGS scientific explains what the earthquake triggered. Click on the image to be linked to the article.

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Update 19:44 UTC :  IMPORTANT We fully support the call of EID against earthquake rumors. People spreading earthquake rumours belong in JAIL!

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Important Update 11:49 UTC : Jens Skapski and his EID team scanned the local Indian press and came to the result below. These are not official numbers, but they are based on our experience with earthquakes worldwide. EID and ER try to be as accurate as possible. In many countries authorities are rather slow to respond with accurate numbers. The table is a live table which will be regularly updated today and the following days. Stay tuned to get the last numbers. Click on the image or on this link to see the live version.

Courtesy and copyright Jens Skapski and his EID team

Courtesy and copyright Jens Skapski and his EID team

Update 11:44 UTC :

Update 09:44 UTC : 2 NDRF teams have been sent to Imphal, Manipur, for immediate rescue of quake-hit. One team heads to Silchar, Assam

Update 05:09 UTC : Times of India reports now that 8 people have been killed by the earthquake. Rescue teams will gradually search the unaccounted villages.

Article image courtesy and copyright ANI news

Article image courtesy and copyright ANI news

Update 04:42 UTC : 4 more tweets of the Prime Minister of India Mr. Modi

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Update 04:37 UTC : Manipur reported a M3.6 aftershock a few minutes ago

Update 03:49 UTC : As already expected earlier in this article, we are sad to tell that the death toll climbs further to 6

Update 03:09 UTC : Two NDRF teams comprising 90 members rushed to Imphal from Guwahati

Update 02:47 UTC : New toll : 4 dead and 100 injured!

Update 02:38 UTC : A 3th fatality has been reported and unfortunately we at ER think that more will follow.

Update 02:37 UTC : 2 tweets of the Prime Minister of India Mr. Modi

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Update 02:09 UTC : AIR Imphal news confirmed 2 deaths as of now and also mentioned major damages, road cracks

Update 01:59 UTC : Times of India reports : 50 injured, death toll still at 1 (lets hope it remains like that)

Update 01:51 UTC : USGS has now recalculated its data and gives now a very strong shaking felt by 499,000 people up from 147,000 in its first version. Re-calculating the impact is normal for earthquakes as the data are constantly verified which a very complicated scientific process.

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Update 01:47 UTC : There are unconfirmed reports of 50 injured at this time

Update 01:38 UTC : Local TV is beaming pictures of collapsed houses in Imphal , Guwahati has been badly shaken but no reports of casualties so far (via @arroworks)

Update 01:16 UTC : People in Imphal are telling that the shaking lasted for about a minute.

Update 01:13 UTC : The number of injured has risen to 21 (Imphal alone)

Update 01:10 UTC : There an image who circulates on the internet showing a collapsed building. We warn our readers that this image is a hoax as it was distributed almost 20 minutes after the earthquake struck and at that time it was still dark in Imphal. //just saying!

Important update 00:51 UTC : We have now a confirmed report of at least 1 fatality and 8 injured people in Imphal but we fear that the number will increase soon.

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Twitter image courtesy and copyright @iamalarksingh

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Twitter image courtesy and copyright @RockyWahengbam

Update 00:31 UTC : The earthquake type is very dangerous one as it shows a mainly horizontal movement

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Update 00:18 UTC : No word from casualties yet but this will not take long before we get the first reports. For more reliable reports we will have to wait for another 6 to 8 hours.

Update 00:12 UTC :  The picture below gives a good view on the power of the shaking. The vertical support is not only broken but is also bended

Update 00:07 UTC : The damage at the Ima Keithel market. Ima Keithel is one of the largest women markets in Asia

Update 00:02 UTC : A twitter user tells ER that there is also damage in Silchar (Assam)

Update 23:47 UTC : ER saw reports that the Ima Keithel Market in Imphal is damaged

Update 23:41 UTC : Twitter users are mentioning damage in Dhaka Bangladesh. Dhaka is located at a distance of 350 km from the epicenter. The images below are looking grim too. USGS now reports a probable VERY STRONG shaking to be felt by 147,000 people.

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Update 23:38 UTC : ER expects a radius of 30 to 40 km to be dangerous for damage, injuries and even fatalities. The population is this area goes into the 100,000's

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Update 23:35 UTC : The earthquake has been felt in a very wide radius and in countries like Bangladesh, India, Bhutan and Myanmar

Update 23:30 UTC : USGS expects a max. strong shaking in the direct epicenter area. If this would become true, the damage will be limited.

Update 23:27 UTC : The earthquake happened in the middle of the night, really the worst time that it could happen as everybody is inside the houses

Update 23:26 UTC : ER camms both Nungba and Imphal as possible damaging locations

Update 23:20 UTC : EMSC now lists a depth of 40 km, still dangerous but less than 10 km.
ER expects a lot of damage and even injuries at this depth, especially because the epicenter should be almost below the city of Nungba!

Update 23:17 UTC :  The preliminary Magnitude measures M6.7 at a depth of 10 km (depth not yet confirmed but if true then this might be a very dangerous earthquake)

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33km (21mi) WNW of Imphal, India
38km (24mi) NW of Mayang Imphal, India
43km (27mi) NNW of Moirang, India
47km (29mi) NW of Thoubal, India
351km (218mi) ENE of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 6.7

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2016-01-04 04:35:16

GMT/UTC Time : 2016-01-03 23:05:16

Depth (Hypocenter) : 37 km

Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.

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USGS Imphal, India Jan 03 23:05 6.7 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Calcutta - No property damage as far as I can tell, but extensive shaking
  • Imphal - Very strong shaking experience....experienced such a strong earthquake for first time
  • Moirang - Hope no aftershock...
  • Kolkatta - My wife felt earthquakes and I was in sleep and She waked me up and my fan , lights were Shaking badly ....... It's too strong,May Allah Bless His mercy to all .......
  • KalayMyo - In Kalaymyo , Myanmar felt around 5.
  • Calcutta - Bed shaking, woke up.
  • Nadia - Woke everyone up with violent shaking
  • Kolkata - Woke up from sleep thought it was a dream
  • Dhaka - woke up, it was a strong shaking
  • Narayanaganj,dhaka,bangladesh - its really fearful ..!.may Allah help all of us with his mercy....
  • kohima - No damages ...but it sure did woke everyone up..The feeling was terrible
  • Guwahati - The earthquake felt like a major one not experienced before by me in my 21 years. It continued for quite a lomg time.
  • Shillong - Very shaking experience
  • Kolkata - The most terrible shake I have experienced.
  • Calcutta - i was awake, working on my laptop. at around 4.35 a.m. doors started rattling, as if someone was knocking. then the bed shook. violently. but stopped in 10 seconds or so. no property damage. ceiling fans didn't sway. interestingly, i had heard a brief rattling noise from a closed window at around 3 a.m. Had found it curious then. was it linked to the earthquake?
  • Guwahati - No property damage but tremour was such scary that everyone started crying.
  • Kolkata - Was awake, felt strong shaking of bed. No signs of damage to property nearby
  • Shillong - Man i was scared cause that was huge!!! Totally huge!!!
  • Shillong, Jowai West Jaintia Hills - A strong earthquake rock the city of Shillong around 5 minute duration starting on 4.35 AM and ended on 4.40 AM. Yet no damage been reported lately.
  • imphal - my first time horrific experience. i pray no one is hurt. it was violent!
  • jowai - Got scary
  • Arunachal pradesh - Felt the frist earthquake in 2016. ....(strong earthquake)
  • kolkata - strong shaking
  • Meghalaya - Definitely felt it was more than 7 in magnitude. Very strong and scary.
  • Dhaka - Woke up. The bed shook. The building shook. Lasted for about 7 seconds.
  • Moulvibazar, Sylhet - I woke up from the severe tremor and wobbled when I stood up. I thought I heard the cracking of the building as its an 1985 2-storey building of 3floor foundation. We already have cracks. Gotta check after sunrise for any new damage. My windchimes were shaking terribly and the window swinged open. Standing was hard at first. There's no aftershock felt yet.
  • Guwahati - Terrifying lasted for long than usual...for almost 40 sec
  • imphal manipur - What a shake wish every one ok
  • Haflong - Never felt such tremor at haflong in recent years...
  • Uttar Dinajpur - It was scary. I worried about my friend 'Z'... don't know where he is . God bless him .
  • Abhayapuri - Woke up frm sleep...sat on the bed for 3 4 seconds....grabbed my daughter and mom and rushed out.Everything was rattling and felt like I was in a century old vehicle with all parts making sound.
  • dhaka - it was Very strong shaking
  • Dhaka - In my life it is ever strong shaking I felt. I was in asleep at 3rd floor of 7 storied building and get up by shaking. It was jolting from east to west. We are preparing to run away but could not as our son was sleeping.
  • kolkata - Felt strong shaking. Was awake and about to get up when the windows started rattling and bed was shaking
  • Kolkata - I was in my office working and all of a sudden i saw that Christmas decoration was shaking and chairs were shaking aswell
  • dhaka - everything was shaking.. everyone was panicked
  • kolkata - i was studying on my table and suddenly my chair started shaking and my books beside my table fell down.
  • kolkata - It was realy major shaking..
  • IMPHAL - For the 2nd time in my life.. Expirienced such a strong quake.....!!!!
  • Kolkata - The earthquake shooke the whole bed.. But no news in news channels till next half an hour
  • Silchar - I was travelling in bus which was standing at that time.It was like if someone was shaking the bus.
  • Dhaka - was most scary experience of my life. Have never felt such a shake and it was midnight. Horrible experience. God bless all
  • Kolkata - I was awake and felt my bed shaking I live in a 1st floor apt and i knew the cause must have been an earthquake somewhere.
  • Dhaka - It was one of the strongest that I felt in recent times, strong enough to wake up a deep sleeper
  • Howrah - At first, widows were rattling heavily and utensils were upset. I seemed to be swinging like a pendulum. The whole floor shook a little. Thank god, it lasted for a short time---- 10 secs or so.
  • Guwahati - This was a very strong earthquake,one I havent experienced before. I really thought my building was going to collapse
  • Dhaka - Fans and lamps hanging, bed was shaking strongly like a cradle; forced me to wake up from the bed. When I saw at outdoors, people rushed out from their homes.
  • Kolkata - No property has been damaged, still the shaking was major. I was sleeping, and it shook my bed,book racks tremendously,as a result of which I woke up. I live in 3rd floor and I could not decide what should I do. I tried to check my neighbours and internet,but they couldn't be of any help at that time. I ended up calling my mom, who felt the shakes as well back in Jharkhand. It was scary! So many earthquakes are happening these days :
  • kolkata - (my bed and fan were terribly shaking at 4.37 am
  • Sylhet - The quake was so strong that it shaken me along with my bed. Awakened me at dawn, my bed was shaking strongly in both sides; tables, chairs and sofas were rocking; fans and tube lights were swinging; cupboards, pendulum, crockery, TV, showpieces, mp3 speakers and vases were dancing. Outside in cold conditions, ponds and rivers were creating seiches and waving forward to backward sides. No reported any damages. I have never felt the strong earthquake in my life.
  • Darjeeling - Not as bad as the Nepal but the ground shook for a long time...
  • Shillong City - Top floor of the 3 storey building and it was shaking like mad although no damage done and could have been worse..
  • Chandannagar - Very strong tremor
  • Dibrugarh - Around 04.37am Dtd. 4th Jan 2016 i am in sound sleep. suddenly tak.. tak.. tak... sound started I waked up. I thought. The sound is from my house. I thought that heavy wind is going on. My cot is started shivering like speedy train moving on the track & contentiously around 40 seconds. Than I realized it is earth quack. It is very surprising and emotional. I never forget this experience in my life.
  • Kolkata - It was around 4:40 am. Everyone was sleeping that my bed shook so strongly that I woke up. We all got scared and started praying.
  • kolkata - Surprise I felt littile noise of windows around 3:10 am Wad it also early shots of this earthquake. At 4:35 felt like everything shaking... For 25 seconds....
  • Dawki - There's no damage
  • Guwahati, Assam - It was moderate BUT quite long - for about more than 40 seconds long. Initially we tried to ignore (we were asleep) thinking that it is just an usual earthquake which shakes for about a second and go. These kinds of earthquakes are pretty common in Assam. But after waiting about 5 seconds or when the shaking did not decrease, we just came out of our house. The house rattled for more than 40 seconds or so,
  • Nadia - no damage!!! for nearly 2-3 weeks often i was hearing some shakes in one of the door in my room... Is it related to this? i just said whaht i experienced... today's earthquake was a bit dangerous ...
  • Kolkata - I was sleeping in the quilt happily... When I found a strange noise... Then I woke up and took a few sleepy steps, when suddenly a wave hit me back to consiousness, to find myself in the middle of the room... With shaking doors and windows... I was shocked... Is everyone ok??? 😮
  • kolkata - felt the strong tremors
  • Kolkata - I was sleeping at the time and the tremors woke me up and went on for about 10 seconds more. Some photographs had started rattling but the bed shook a lot. I have never felt anything quite like this in Kolkata.
  • kolkata - I was awakened by the shaking, saw some smaller objects on dinner table still shaking & water of my aquarium moderately splashing sideways.
  • Dhaka - Woke up at 5 am due to the bed shaking. At first I was like wth but then I heard people yelling earthquake outside.
  • muine - Felt extremely weak shaking while sleeping but no doubt I felt it !It woke me up.
  • kolkata - The bed shaked violently.
  • guwahati - the whole building was shaking. it continued for 40 seconds, starting at 4.33 am. Very terrified. lost sleep. the fans were shaking and the the pillar on roof top shaked vigorouly, the rods on pillar were making hitting sounds. cant believe why it comes at night everytime.
  • Silchar - Very tremendous shaking.... our apartment have got cracks and Objects fell from racks. People ran to open street. No damage has been observed. As felt, it lasted for about 35 second. Very short duration earthquake but appear to be most shaking in my last 26 years in this locality.People were crying n praying we felt we all would die today .....
  • Shillong - i was sleeping suddenly my mom screamed. when i woke up it was a strong earthquake which could be felt for more than a minute. My neighbours and we all came out of our locality and everyone was scared thinking about the huge loss happened in Nepal bt thanks to god that no such huge loss has happened in our area.
  • Guwahati - No property damaged reported from my locality
  • Kolkata - Sitting in 10th floor. Felt my chair shaking.
  • Dhaka - Sacry
  • kolkata - felt it for a while.
  • EMSC Manipur, India Region Jan 03 23:05 6.7 50 MAP
  • Dhaka - Awoken from sleep. No visible damage.
  • Kolkata - But scary
  • Dhaka - we all experienced earthquake about 15min ego . I mean around 5.00.
  • West Bengal - Time 4.45 AM Duration 20 to 25 seconds
  • Dimapur - Felt the earthquake for at least 2 minutes
  • guwahati - it was a bit strong shaky.i wake up suddenly.this was the first evr earthquake that i felt so deeply
  • Kolkata - My house started shaking pretty significantly. I don't know whether it was more pronounced this time due to damage to house foundation from aftershocks of previous quake in Nepal a few months back. I noticed my bathroom mirror tremoring
  • Jessore - I just awake from my sleeping as I though someone was shaking my bed, it was terrible. I though its a ghost, but its horrible. May Allah save me
  • Howrah - everything just started shaking for 20 seconds. I was awake. called parents and sister for safety measures.
  • dhaka - No property damage. But the shaking was for a pretty long time
  • Agartala - Evryone woken up from sleep
  • Dhaka - Woke everyone up with violent shaking
  • Kolkata - I was sleeping and I suddenly woke up feeling the tremor and I got scared.
  • Kolkata - I was on bed reading some mag and then felt whole bed shaking heavily. Keys on wardrobe shaking heavily too.
  • kolkata - No damag till yet
  • Kolkata - The shaking bed woke me from sleep, the entire bed was trembling and it was very strong.
  • Guwahati - Shaking for 15 seconds.
  • Dhaka - Everybody woke up from the bed. Was in a 2 storied building but it shook to the core.
  • singtam - Was strong enought to wake us up.
  • Dhaka - No damage noticed
  • Guwahati - It was very strong shaking and lasted many seconds. Woke me up from sleep and left me wondering, would I be able to survive it!
  • Kolkata - 4 30 am. Lasted for 15 seconds.
  • kolkata - Bed and almira was shaking badly It was like my bed was floating
  • Siliguri , West Bengal, INDIA - I was sleeping and it is a cold night here... Hopefully no damage done till now.
  • guwahati - no damage
  • Kolkata - No property damage, but strong shaking.
  • kolkata - it was for a short duration
  • Thimphu - Moderate shaking lasting about 20 seconds.
  • Guwahati - it was my first time of experiecing such a strong shake....every objects were swinging like about to fall but by Gods grace nothing bad happen everyone is safe and no damaged done
  • Guwahati - Strong shaking made everyone awake from their sleep at morning 4:30 am
  • Guwahati - It was horrible.I felt it at around 4.40 am today. I ran to go outside. Thank God it stopped. Still shivering.
  • Kolkata - It was strong enough and I woke up from sleep as my bed was shaking.
  • burdwan - I was awake at that time. around 4:45.... my ceiling fan, steel almirah, bed, water bottle everything was shaking for 20 seconds.....
  • Aizawl - Rumbling noise. Everyone woke up. 10 seconds followed by a small gap and another 10 seconds quake.
  • kolkata, west Bengal. - watching movie,suddenly realised that the bed is moving. horrifying experience.
  • Shillong - An earthquake was felt at Meghalaya,Shillong,India around 4:37 AM on the 4/Jan/2015 which is very strong and things kept on top starts falling
  • dhemaji - I just awake from my sleeping as I though someone was shaking my bed, it was terrible. I though its a ghost, but its horrible. May Allah save me
  • Dhaka - Violent
  • Malda - suddenly wakeup. My bed is shaking heavily too.
  • Guwahati - Was jolted out of sleep. Very scary.
  • Dhaka - Stronger(or nearer) than last one in Nepal.
  • Siliguri - It was scary.. Lasted for atleast 15-20secs.
  • Nagaland - Earthuquake Lasted more Then 10 sec No Damage Done But Was A Breathe Taking Situation.
  • Imphal - Shook everything for about a minute. Things started falling and seemed as its not gonna stop.... Every second the intensity increased. May God keep his grace upon all of us here.
  • Imphal - Very very strong shaking, never felt before
  • Dimapur, Nagaland - Quake lasted for about 10seconds
  • chekiye village - i experienced the nepal quake too,it was mortifying .this earthquake as worse than the 2nd after shock of nepal quake which lasted for upto 25seconds .my whole house was swaying from right to left .very scary.
  • Khulna - I was on bed and suddenly feel shaking.
  • Siliguri - it made all the glass wares , ceiling-fan blades to jolt vigorously....all became awake
  • rajshahi - I woke up from sleep by a strong jolt
  • Malda, west bengal - i was awake frmo 4am . on the 4.38 I saw the fan is shaking.
  • Kolkata - Everything was suddenly shaking,the bed, the windows, fans and also the floor.
  • manipur - wow it mk the people of manipur fear ......
  • silchar, assam - Just now around 4:28 am till 4:34 I felt strong tremors of earthquake. The earthquake was strong enough and it lasted for so long that my things started falling on the ground resulting in damage of property. I request everyone to be ready for another (if another is coming) and get to a safe position and be safe.
  • guwahati - It started at about 4 : 44 am lasted more than 10 mins . it felt like long but no one got hurt and no property damage.
  • Kolkata - What a terrible experience in the middle of the night.... Hope everyone is safe....
  • kolkata - shaked for almost 15 sec ..longest i have ever experience
  • Dhaka - Highest in my life time
  • Yangon - At about 5:40 am myanmar time
  • Imphal - Is this the end of the word ?? So strong in Imphal,Manipur . Broke all our LED TV and computer
  • Raiganj - terrific tremors.. No damage to property..
  • Sibsagar Assam - It was really a scary experience for me as I felt that for the 1st time.As soon as i woke up immediately went to the Road from our 1st steroid building
  • kolkata - I feel all my bed and doors are shaking and some terrible shaking sound are coming and all my family members are sleeping.
  • Phuentsholing - Every one was awakened seems worried I saw many coming out to remain save.. it's was around 5am morning. ..
  • Dimapur - Woke up to the sound of the pots falling down. shaking that lasted many seconds.
  • Dhaka - Horrifying moment. Yet no mass damage.
  • dinajpur - I fell like swinging
  • Nagaland - it was a strong shaking .. leaving us limping.. preety scary. hopefully no damage done till now lasted around 10-20 secs
  • jamshedpur - light earthquake
  • Dhaka - Damn . never felt any earthquake more than this one . most people of our area , just woke up. pray for us . Save us Allah
  • kolkata - was on the comp around 0438 hrs felt strong shake , no damage to building, apt on 12 floor approx height from ground 120 feet
  • amguri - No damage 4 45 a m 4 jan
  • Dhaka - ঘুমিয়ে ছিলাম, নড়ানড়িতে ঘুম ভেঙ্গে গেছে
  • Dhaka - Too be honest never was serious about earthquake till this shake!! It felt like the whole world is crumbling in pieces... All of the residents of building running down stairs but in our house everyone was peacefully sleeping except me. Alhamdulillah, we r safe this turn. May Almighty lessens our pain in such disaster.. Stay safe world.. Be thankful for everyday
  • manipur - Everyone got surprise..... Aftershock will be there,keep Alert..
  • city - There was no only damaged my sleep
  • Aizawl - Never felt before such strong shaking for 20sec. Hope all are safe.
  • Yangon - I woke up at like 5:45 am as my bed was shaking! Almost everyone in downtown Yangon said they felt it and woke up, too.
  • Kohima - Got woken up by the shaking at around 4:40 am. House was swaying. No damage.
  • Kathmandu - my sisters felt it .. a little shake n we all got scared.. fan started moving n wind chime also..
  • durgapur - I was scared....when I felt the earthquake...... the bed started shaking for few seconds
  • silchar - Vry dangerous shaking my house was shaking nd I jumped from the bed really it was the first dangerous earthquake in my life
  • Silchar - tremendous tremors shook our whole silchar but fortunately nothing was damaged. photos, bottles and other stuffs fell but there is no substabtial damage.
  • sahibganj - suddenly i wakeup and feel that my bed is shaking....then i turned my light and saw on water bottle on the table.... water was being shaked.... I run out.
  • guwahati - Terrible earthquake almost 15 to 20 second,its make me wakeup from sleep,.
  • lumding - very much scared. last for 25secs or more. hope no damage. magnitude mayb more than 5
  • Basirhat - bed was property damage i think...people scared badly
  • Guwahati - it happened at about 4:45 am. I woke up to severe lasted for about 1-2 mins
  • Shillong - Scariest experience ever I thought it's doomsday lasted for 30 or more
  • Silchar - It was scary! I thought it happened in Silchar. Everything shook violently.
  • guwahati assam - its horrible.... what a shake...
  • Senpara,Raninagar - I am Sahanur Jaman. I felt this earthquake totally.I felt first time in my life so strong eartquake. It was shaking my bed as a horrible ghost.
  • Howrah - I am panicked .
  • Assam - It was severe shaking. Thank God all are safe..3J
  • Darjeeling - I was getting ready for morning walk and suddenly my bed starts shaking. Very scary 😨
  • Kolkata - Horrific to see bed shaking so heavily. Since fan didnt shake at all my mom thot it to be somethig demonic. Very strong feeling , may there be no casualties
  • jalpaiguri - Shocked
  • howrah, west Bengal - Strong earthquake feeling in morning 4:35 am today.its really shocking...feeling scated..shaking bed badly. Howrah, Kolkata
  • siliguri - I was sleeping on my bed at cold night suddenly I felt something happen and my bed shaking, I was sure this is earthquake monster.
  • Kolkata - It was about to 4.30 and I clearly felt the shake as I was alone in my room, atfirst my bed started to shake then I found my wind chime was swinging for next 15 min.
  • biratnagar - i felt it around 4:53 neplese time around 5-10 secs
  • Khulna, - Happened for longer time period. All the people got out of their buildings and shouting about the quake. It's time span was alarming.
  • uttar dinajpur - Short deuration
  • kolkata - At 4.38 am 4th jan felt a strong tremor
  • Dhakuakhana, Assam - Very strong Shaking in Dhakuakhana, Assam.
  • Guptipara - Felt tremendous shock for few 04 25 am early morning.
  • Kohima - Never felt such an earthquake in my life, my bed was shaking, dogs barking, coupled with the fear of a cell phone tower crashing down on my house...makes a really frightening experience.Trying to recollect how I ran downstairs so fast,,, I could have won a running competition easily
  • dinhata - no damage .but long duration shaking .
  • Sivasagr - Strong damages made I was hurt too. As the construction of buildings in the area are too old. God bless us
  • Manipur - No major loss
  • Jorhat - Stong shaking of building,all of us awakened and rush outside the building. it last for about 30-35 second.
  • Sibsagar - I woke up with shaking bed and other things in the house were shaking continuously for around 20-25 seconds.I was just about to leave the house and the shaking stopped.
  • Shillong - a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck northeastern India, close the city of Imphal in the state of Manipur, seismologists say. (more) The earthquake at 4:35 a.m. local time on Monday was centered about 33 kilometers (21 miles) northwest of Imphāl, or 351 kilometers (218 miles) northeast of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. It struck about 35 kilometers (21 miles) deep, making it a relatively shallow earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey..
  • guwahati - We have never felt such a huge shake before in guwahati this one is the scary one all the doors chairs fans and my bed was shaking for 10/20seconds i wish nomore aftershocks are coming. I never panic or get scared during earthquakes but this time it blew away my heart.. i hope God is with us be safe all the lovely people around the world
  • imphal - very very strong - NS then EW, could not run out of bed, never experienced such strong tremors. damage - not known, cannot ascertain as of now. electricity snapped.
  • Dhaka - Almost slept and I felt like building might collapse! Scary earthquake experience till today... What a start of the year... May Allah save us all!
  • patna - It was felt in Patna too. Everything stated shaking.
  • Dimaur - Strongest earthquake ever felt in dimapur.....Praise the Lord for giving us a new life once again.,
  • Sylhet - I was sleeping in this coldy night. Suddenly I found myself shaking. After that I thought someone was trying to rise me up. But there's nobody. THEN WHO DID THis ? O M G . Glasses, fans , and water inside the filter is shaking too with horrible noise. HEYYY EVERYBODY GET OUT FROM HOME ! GET OUT ! - i shouted.
  • Shillong - Everything was shaking. Small things falling off, doors windows shaking.
  • sylhet - allah save us
  • kiriburu - It was around 4:40 when I felt a sudden shake .my bed was shaking the door, cupboard, hanging keys were also shaking. I call my dad,mom & my sister they woke up and got afraid .I thanked god after shook. It was really very frightening.
  • Mon ;Nagaland - earthquakes at around 4:47 am this morning ....for the first time ,strong earthquake in Mon ..
  • Kolkata - No property damage but felt some serious earth shaking.
  • Jiribam - My 50 year old dad says "the strongest I've ever felt." Narrow crack on road seen.. Just outside our building.. Stretching to about 10 metres
  • Shillong - I am very scared at that moment when it happened, the sound coming from the earthquake sounds really scary
  • assam - It was about 4.30 am when i felt the strong shaking of earthquake, i was sleeping but it was too strong n long enough to wake me up. I never feel before this much long earthquake but no damages happen to our area, thank god..
  • Suri - At 4:37am suddenly my bed was shaking. It was horrible.
  • Mayapur,Nadia - no damaged, just bed shaking and woke us up. Not so strong but long
  • Arunachal Pradesh - OMG EARTHQUAKE !!!! It waked me up at around 04:45 am...really scarry
  • Moulvibazar, Sylhet - I was asleep when the entire building started to shake. I was on the top floor of a 2-storey building which has foundation of 3 floors, built in 1985. My first thought was my building was cracking as I heard sever noise, now I think it's the moving plates underground that I heard. The shaking was so intense I wobbled on my feet as I stood up and my open window door was swinging, the windchimes moving and shaking like pendulum. I'll check for damage after sunrise the time is 0625 when I post it.
  • silchar - Never felt this type of earthquake before in was too dangerous..stay safe
  • Dhaka - I was sitting in front of my laptop and getting abnormal sound and shaking than I called my wife to go out from house. We felt nervous because our house is old 3 storied building. Thanks to God we are all saved no damaged noticed. We are worried for after shocked of quakes and phoning relatives to have damage information. Not yet get any information and observing TV channels. Mashihur
  • Gelephu - Nothing happen to people and property but it was a strong shaking that i felt for 2016 earthquake.
  • shillong - Shake was strong enough, things starts falling, it was the first time in my life to felt such earthquake but The Mighty one holds us in the palm of His hand, no serious damage... Dont forget to pray
  • kiriburu - It was around 4:40 when I felt a sudden shake .my bed was shaking the door, cupboard, hanging keys were also shaking. I call my dad,mom & my sister they woke up and got afraid .I thanked god after shook. It was really very frightening.
  • TRIPURA - Suddenly I wake up and my bed wasshakin
  • Shillong - Luckily we're all safe here..... Thank the Almighty God for that... Amen. it's a wake up call for everyone
  • Pangaimotu - loiud noise in ground coming closer,one banging sound and one shaking, lasted about 2 seconds
  • Odisha - .I was in deep sleeping,Suddenly started shaking at 0430hrs when i felt it and it lasted for 5-7sec
  • Imphal, Manipur - Never experienced such a strong shake in life. Every single thing in the house was shakin,things fell off from the cupboard, utensils made noise in thr kitchen, books fell off from the shelves. It was a terrible experience. For a moment I thought my house will collapse but by the grace of God everyone is safe at my locality.
  • Sylhet - OMG!! It's so horrible. I don't believe I'm still alive. My heart also shaking with magnitude earthquake.
  • Uripok, Imphal west - Its so horrible...Its the first time since I was born..! Things...drop dpwn from Wall. Some pillars of Imphal city market were brokn and damage.... Some quater houses also damage
  • silchar - Silchar . Suman lax , - it's very horrible shakes OMG
  • Tripura - My mom was shouting for us to wake up and banging the door, I was woken up abruptly by the commotion and realised that the whole house was shaking, we all rushed outdoors quickly and saw that the whole town was up, no casualties were observed tho
  • lilong Arapti - Very strong earhtquake i ever seen before. I was also so scare this earthquake
  • Itanagar - It ws a strng shakng here in itanagar.. Flt fr d very first tym.. No such damage yet..
  • dhaka - OHh OH TERRIBLE indeed!
  • Karbi Anglong,Assam - I was asleep..felt the the shake,but thought it would stop after sometime..but it became more severe..I thought our house would ran out with my family.Never experienced such an earthquake before..I hope everyone everywhere is well and safe.
  • Kangpokpi - That was the first time i have experienced an earthquake of that magnitude.My house wobbled like a jelly.
  • kolkata - Everyone wakeup ns bed shaking..
  • imphal - a market has been destroyed in imphal today and olso some village.
  • Agartala, Tripura - Really fearable. The earthquake felt like a major one not experienced before by me in my 40 years. It continued for quite a long time.
  • Shillong - few cracks on walls. but no major damage
  • Meghalaya ri bhoi district - Can't sleep anymore.... That was one scary wake up call Today we experience nepal tragedy .... Thank God its was not Nepal..... I just hope all innocent people are saved
  • Meghalaya ri bhoi district - Can't sleep anymore.... That was one scary wake up call Today we experience nepal tragedy .... Thank God its was not Nepal..... I just hope all innocent people are saved
  • kolkata - it was a terrible experience. no harm but yes my laptop fall from table and it broke. could not sleep till yet.
  • Dhaka - Everyone woke up and a lot of them went down to the streets. More people in Fajr prayer. This is the good part. AlhamduliLLLAH 🙂
  • Imphal - Strongest earquake i felt so far....awaken from sleep,felt so scary, child in my lap, thought the building would collapse anytime soon if it continues to shake
  • senapati - no harm at all bt it was first-time strong earthquake ever in Manipur I think so
  • Uttar Dinajpur - It was scary.I worried about my friend 'Z'...don't know where he is.God bless him.
  • kolkata - .The feeling was terrible,shaked for almost 20 sec ..longest i have ever experience.
  • Guwahati - Omg if was scary. It was too large. Never experienced it before.
  • Dergaon,Assam,golaghat - i never scared as today it was soo strong as we all people of dergaon coming back from close distance from death ....t
  • Merapani,Golaghat - it's dangerous but god saved us from this fearful bed was shaking for 1 damage.....
  • Imphal - I was awake, alone in my room, building swaying continuously, floor cracked. Worst horrific experience.
  • Dhaka - Yea ALLAH,,,Help us
  • Kolkata - Me & My Husband both were sleeping, when we both felt our beds are shaking. We both woke up & still our bed was shaking. It was a terrifying experience. .
  • Dimapur, Nagaland - It took me many seconds to realise that it was an earthquake. Then i woke everyone up and as we were trying to move out, our door lock could not be pulled as it was hard. Finally, after a hard pull it could be opened. It reminded me of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
  • Gelephu - My god...we are confused
  • Imphal - woke up suddenly shivering...I thank God that we all are safe. praise the Lord
  • SURI - Its a huge earthquake. thought today is my last day
  • Delhi - Was playing game when I heard the door rattling . thought a thief was trying to break it before I felt my body shaking along with the bed . woke up my roommate and ran out
  • Kolkata - It was very strong earthquake around 4:38 morning 4th Jan 2016
  • sylhet - I thought that it would be our last moment of life I felt several shakes beneath my feet.My mom was just in Namaj . May Allah save us Still now I feel shakes
  • howrah - studying and chair started shaking....books fell down....horrifying experience.
  • imphal - Strongest in building collapsed at Dwalaland... One Kangujam Ibotombi of Tabungkhok Awang Leikai,imphal expired and his wife got injured when his kaccha house collapsed as circulated in social networking sites
  • mechinagar, Jhapa - Shaking for few seconds. woke up .No damages so far.
  • Kolkata - I was in my house asleep when I felt my bed shaking around 4:30 I woke my parents up and called them to safety
  • Balurghat - I wake uo from the bed
  • Umkiang,east jaintia hills - Umkiang-all people shouted,screaming,running to open space because it very terrible
  • Kolkata - Around 4.40 am I felt earthquake bed was shaking fan was moving
  • Kohima - I woke up a few seconds before the bed started shaking. It was a scary experience. Could hear people screaming, yelling and shouting from around the neighbourhood. Thank God for keeping us safe.
  • Chingkhu, Pangei, Imphal - such strong earthquake never happened before in manipur. the shaking was terrible but no damaged has been reported yet.
  • kolkata - am at office suddenly chairs start shaking..... but it was scary because we are at 7th floor and its shake for 10 seconds.. god save us
  • Jamshedpur - I was sleeping, and I woke up to my bed shaking lightly and the sound of windows rattling. Don't think it was that long because I fell back to sleep without realizing it was an earthquake
  • jorhat - Though earthquakes are common in our reion but this was the most terrible one i have even experienced, a scene was created in the neighbourhood
  • Imphal - Never felt like this before ..shaking like anything .. hope everyone is safe..
  • tezpur - never felt such earthquake before... shocking, scary...
  • trongsa - Felt the unusual sound of shaking...wife is awokened and vry scared..
  • imphal - i am 56 and has seen many earthquake in Imphal. But this one, experienced never before. Imphal is survived due to its strong RCC construction. If it happened in delhi thousands will die.
  • West Haringar - Never experienced such a tremendous shake in my life..however no casualities in our area so far..
  • Maram - Woke me up
  • Hatigaon Sijubari - it was terrible. I never have such experience. thank god
  • dhaka - Some students are injured. One is badly injured.
  • Dhaka - Strongest earthquake ever felt,strong enough to wake a deep sleeper.No damages seen so far in gulshan or banani area.
  • Kolkata - This was different rotating shaking ie earthquake not trucks rumbling by ( those are 1-2 secs unidirectional shakes feel like 1 on Richter scale happens everyday) this lasted more than 15 seconds fans moved water moved and bed shook round felt like 3 or 3.5 on the Richter scale and round deep rumbling sounds arose in stairwell but nobody else came out in my building so went back to bed it's almost 3hours no aftershocks yet I hope it did not further damage the foundations in my area buildings.
  • lakimpur - it start with weak shaking but suddenly it suddenly start moderate shaking shaking makes eveyone get up from bed
  • Guwahati - I was sleeping.. I felt that the earth was shaking.. It was terrible.. It last for 45 to 50 seconds.. No harm found..
  • jorhat - i was lying in the bed was studying at night when suddenly there were tremors ,i ran out opening the door immediately in the hostel, then saw couple of my friends too come out immediately. terrified as never before
  • Meghalaya, East jaintia hills - It was the first time in my life i saw shaking like that, i was sleeping..felt as if body is shaking..woke up and sat..was horrified..never had so severe an experience in life..the bed shook so violently for some secs...may God save us..
  • Nagaland - No properties damaged but shaking was severe
  • Dimapur - It was quite an experience. It lasted over 30 seconds a little less a minute. Most family members feeling dizzy after the incident.
  • imphal - Learnt 6 storied Building collapsed-Duelaland, Husband dead wife critical -Toubungkhok,Ima Market complex damaged, Boundary Wall collapsed, Buildings damaged -Airport, So far 1 dead and more than 40 injured - RIMS & JNIMS. Reports from interior and other places awaited
  • EAST MIDNAPORE - Woke up from shaking...
  • India - Oooo God I am saved I was the first experience for me and I thought I am going to die. 😢 🙏
  • Jagiroad - I was in sleep, suddenly a strong shaking realised and than everyone awake and ran out from house.
  • silchar - first time i felt very danger.... it was very wored i wish all of my bothers and sisters ar ok... and there failmy member......
  • Agartala tripura - Woke up jst to feel my bed ws shaking vigorous ly. I was stunned for first few secs. But realised what was going on due to my parents scream. God bless us and save us.
  • Arunachal - It was trembling We r watching movie in tab and after that we experience a sudden shaking and it was so scary n strong thank god its ur MERCY... 😨
  • imphal - oh ma god wat a strong earthquake
  • Darjeeling - When I first felt I was sleeping in a two story wooden house and was shaking gently thought who is jumping which ultimately woke me up and there was a pause then shook for another five seconds. Oh I pray for all.
  • Jorhat - Awoken by very strong bed was creaking..nd i thought the almirah will fall now...May God bless those who were affected by the earthquake..
  • Kathmandu - It was not only shakey but was another 4th trembled experience of my life.
  • Jalukie - This is the first time I've experienced such a strong quake... By the grace of God no properties were damaged. I do hope and pray that such terrible will not occur again.
  • nagaon, assam - safe
  • Silchar - All automatically woke up. There as rumbling sound all around. Objects fell from racks. People ran to open street. No damage has been observed. As felt, it lasted for about 20 second. Very short duration earthquake but appear to be most shaking in last 55 years in this locality.
  • Shillong - The earthquake was weak and I'm glad to say that nothing is damaged and everyone are safe... God bless with those who are caused by the earthquake.
  • Diphu,Karbi Anglong - It was no less than a nightmare. This experience of earthquake was very scary. I almost thought I was dead. My neighbours were screaming that scared me even more. Such tremor shows the end is near. May God Bless us.
  • kohima - Was in a deep sleep,shake me up to run out of house
  • kolkata - My mother felt it around 4:30 am. I was sleeping.
  • Jaigaon Town of West Bengal Bordering Bh - I was asleep when the bed started shaking. Suddenly the whole building started shaking. I ran to wake up kinds. By then it was gone. People came out.
  • Kolkata, - Got up to have a drink of water around 4-30 am. Was drifting off to sleep when jolted by strong shake accompanied by rattling of book case glass. Did not last more than a few seconds. No property damage
  • kolkata - i was sleeping when around 4-30am i felt that my bed was shaking and my almirah doors were moving to and fro....
  • Dhaka - I actually woke up from my sleep due to the extreme shaking
  • dhaka - miltonariyan very strong earthquake in bangladesh.i have never seen before this type ,horible and so panic.specialy thans to allah for save peoples.
  • Kohima - Didn't felt it much but a scarry one.
  • kohima - Woke up to violent shaking of the bed. I ran out and saw buildings and trees swaying. It was very strong. Scary experience.
  • Kohima - Woke me up from sleep and was still shaking for a few seconds.
  • Agartala - It was somehow strong and haven't felt that long of an earthquake since i was born.
  • Nongstoin, Meghalaya - It's a strong earthquake, took place in Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya. The quake start at 4:35 AM. For me it was a first time that I have experienced an earthquake that last for 25 seconds. At that time everyone at home were awaked by the quake. I'm so scare. . But thank God. We are safe. With no damage or injuries.
  • Shillong - I can never forget the 4th of Jan 2016... I was still dreaming about a monkey 🐵 eating apples, when suddenly the monkey fall down from the tree and coincidentally I fall down too from my bed. And O' my gosh.its the lasted around 4 to 5 mins. One Defense building collapse but luckily there's no casualties. God still love us.
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  • Dhaka - Everyone woke up from their sleep
  • Dhaka - Very strong earthquake
  • Kolkata - shaking bed.
  • Shillong - Started off very small. Reached its peak at about 10 seconds. Lasted for a total of about 30-40 seconds
  • Dhaka - I was awake. It was really a terrible experience. I felt like the building will collapse!
  • Monywa - I just woke up.
  • Dhaka - Horrible. Still scared.feels like that there is more to come
  • Rampurhat - Very disappointing.
  • nagaland - It was hell.
  • Shillong - Woke all of us up with the shaking and lasted for 30-40 secs. 4.35-37
  • Dhaka - Everyone at the house was awakened
  • Bankura - sleep is broken
  • Dhaka - Its a huge earthquake. thought today is my last day.
  • Dhaka - Similar experience to Northridge in Southern California (rolling rather than jerky). Woke me up and went on for a while (maybe 20 seconds?). No aftershocks yet. Bell in the room started ringing from the motion, but nothing fell off shelves.
  • Dhanmondi - scary
  • Kolkata - I was awake. Felt the table shake and saw the lamp swing.
  • Guwahati - It hit around at 4:35 a.m indian standard time, it was a very strong shaking, in 5 sec i was on street with my parents.
  • Dhaka - No damage happens
  • Dhaka - Earthquake/4th January 2016: Very strong shaking when my wife was in night prayer. I felt the strong shaking and wake up from sleep. We all go out from the 5 storied building. Rashid, Mohamamdpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Bokaro/Jharkhand - I was slept n suddenly my bed started to shake so hard that I woke up N saw table bed tv cupboard everything shaking hardly. V were running outside bt den it stopped. I must say it was d very violent n horrifying earthquake I felt at our place till now. Guys pls b careful N also do inform ur family n frnds to stay alert. Tc God Bless
  • India - it was a long just call me up after the few second of an earthquake.
  • Khulna - khulna
  • Dhaka - I was in 4th floor of 6 stories building and I believe, it was the worst earthquakes I ever experience! I never had any experience like that in my home State in Texas.
  • Siliguri - Around 4.30 am whole place was shaking for 20 seconds
  • Churachandpur - It was horible. Thought the some one shaking my bed. God saves us. Churachandpur, manipur
  • Shillong - No damage but strong...everyone was out of the house.
  • bathanmura - strong shaking my bed n woke up damn scare all the furniture were shaking
  • silchar - Strong shaking ,no damage
  • Guwahati - Woke up in lasted for almost 40 seconds...heard things fall...i think worst earthquake in 50 years....hope and pray everything and everyone is safe and sound
  • Mymensingh - My bed was shaking strongly. I nd my family woke up. it was about 6.7 dimension. source- Manipur, India
  • Bongaigaon - I am a doctor and was having night duty, was in deep sleep suddenly woke up due to violent shaking,,first time in life I experienced so strong earthquake. Then patients came to emergency with head injuries n I attended to dem
  • Nadia - It was a really strong shake.everyone woken up from sleep.
  • Shillong - 1st time feel this kind of Earth quake it was very Scarry....all i can hear is only the sound of the window n the sound of the people out was 4.46 - 4.47 it last nearly 1min i was looking at my bro n say that Earthquake seriously it was scarry Thank God for guiding us
  • Guwahati - I felt the quake on today I.e on 4th Jan nearly 4.35 was really very 😓..and due to the shock..i jst ran from my bed!
  • Andal - At about 4.38 AM, we felt our bed shaking.. It was horrible..l
  • UBKV, Pundibari - Shook terribly, windowpanes produced horrible sound. Lasted for around 10 secs. No such damages reported yet
  • Meghalya, Tura - No damage caused as such...
  • mathabhanga, coochbehar - First shake 30sec thn stay 1min
  • Bajo - It was a very strong shake n made me wake up from my deep sleep.Dogs started barking outside. No news of damages. Hope everybody is safe around the world.
  • Kolkata - It was medium shaking, not much scared. Hope no damage and all r safe. God bless us.
  • Guwahti - Alarmed.
  • Guwahati assam - It's about 5:27am. Wow no destruction. Thank God. But it a was great one of course. I think the centre is in Manipur n the shockwaves will quake soon I guess
  • Senpara,Raninagar,Domkal - I am Abusaid.I felt today's earthquake.
  • kolkata - Very strong shaking...
  • Dimapur - It was the first time an earthquake this bad occured in Nagaland. It lasted for around 20 secs or so and made everyone leave homes and screaming. Luckily, by the grace of God, no damage was done.
  • Mayapur, west Bengal - Felt the house rocking, objects on shelf clattering, I thought they would fall. 20 seconds later it subsided.
  • Guwahati - Last for around 10 sec. A little crack in wall.
  • howrah - The earthquake was strong enough to break my sleep as I felt distinct shaking movement.i went to my parents room n checked them they were fast asleep.Quickly checked social media and confirmed .I was terribly scared hope everything is fine
  • guwahati - I was in deep sleeping . Suddenly started shaking,was in 5th floor so felt very strong shaking lasts for 1 min. It was a horrible experience.
  • paro - Lasted more than a mints...was too strong..
  • Shillong - Shakin took my son n started running
  • Imphal - Jerky shaking character, not the usual side to side movement we usually have been used to. Praying for minimal damages only.
  • kolkata - i was sleepin at 0448hrs when i felt it and it lasted for 5-7sec. it was good as if i was lying in train and its moving too slowly.
  • Jessore - ঘুম থেকে উঠে পাশের ঘরে যেতেই খেয়াল করলাম শোকেসের ভেতরে রাখা গ্লাসগুলো কাঁপছে। ৩-৪ সেকেন্ড স্থায়ী ছিল।
  • Dhaka - Iwas sleeping. Due to earthquake all the furniture including 6 Storied building were :
  • kolkata - Very bad shaking
  • Shillong - No damage so far, but a jolt that woke everyone up. Hopefully there won't be any aftershocks. Very scary experience.
  • Kolkata - Woke up from my sleep with a feeling of my bed shaking around 4:30am.Thought it was a dream.No damage as of now in and around my area
  • haflong - Terrible earthquake last for 2min
  • guwahati - Was in deep sleep. At around 4-38 a.m. felt the abrupt shaking and rigorous noise of my building shaking and ran from the first floor. Very much shaken and it may reverse again.
  • Imphal - awaken from sleep at around 4: 40 am and went for 2 minutes.....
  • Doom dooma - At 4:35 am an earthquake occured in northeast india. I was in my bed and was woked up by my mom. It was harmless here and hope everywhere must be safe....😊
  • manipur/imphal - it was the first time in my life i saw shaking like that
  • siliguri - Moderate shaking , woke us up
  • siliguri - felt the earhquake this morning...was a dreadful experience.. no damage yet.. thanks to god..
  • burdwan - i was sleeping..felt as if body is shaking..woke up and sat..was horrified..never had so severe an experience in life..the bed shook so violently for some secs...may God save us...
  • BERHAMPORE - Near 4.30 am I felt very strong shaking and woke up last few seconds was more heavy shaking
  • Yangon - Light shaking early morning around 5:30
  • dhaka - Woke up suddenly. Thanks to Allah for save us. My fan front of my head was shake for a while.
  • kolkata - i felt that my bed are shaking.
  • imphal - Its fearfull and never come across such a strong shaking....some household goods broke down..thank God we are fine.
  • imphal - It was the most dangerous shaking I ever felt I was asleep then the extreme shake woke me up the whole building started shaking. Was very scary. Hope everyone is ok
  • silchar - Alhamdulillah we are safe, it was very strong, today most of the people were present in fajar salah due to scare of earthquake, in shaa Allah Allah may increase their iman. May Allah save our family from upcoming earthquake
  • Shillong - It was a huge earthquake 1st time in my life, people of Shillong waking up from their bed and went.. Out of their houses...
  • Kangpokpi,Manipur - I was sleeping hardly suddenly i was moving on mybed i was thinking who is trying to wake me up after a few seconds it began to shake more and more my bed began to move too and fro. It was to hard that it woke me up very fast and ran away with my younger bro and sistr .
  • shillong - The only thing I cried was,"Father in the Name of Jesus protect us!", repeatedly.And He did! Praise Him. Time to get your hearts right with God folks. ..the next time you may not get a second chance. These things are bound to happen..before Jesus Christ returns as the King of Kings and the Lord of lords to judge the world. Wake up!
  • North Garo hills,Meghalaya - experience this kind of shaking for the first time,thank God we are save .
  • Tripura - Omg... First tym in my life i felt the strongest earthquake ever.. I was sleeping, nearly 4.40 am i felt like any elephant such strong something shaking my bed badly!
  • Kolkata - It felt like I am sitting in a train moving to and fro. It didn't caused any damages.
  • Imphal - This is d first time in Manipur ever experienced such a disaster.. Oh my God I thought that m dead it was so scary sounds still lingering in my ears, the bell of the temple near my house ringing by themselves. I saw the star were all so bright at 4:50 am it was amazing, I just hug my mom so tight closing eyes n praying to God. N just it was pass but I can still feel the moment.. No aftershock till now..
  • Silchar - Tremendous long shake ever experienced. Several cracks are developed.
  • Shillong, Jowai, West Jaintia Hills, Meg - Never experience such a strong shake. First time in my life.. 5-6 mins shake lasted.. People r running up n down.. but stilll no damages. Thanks God
  • Dhaka - i was dreaming that my mother died and i was expecting that my father was in the bathroom just when i felt a shake but when i woke up around 5:00 my mother did not die but i was right that my father was in the bathroom. i got up from our bed then i asked my mother "what was happening when i was sleeping?" mother told me "it was an earthquake.
  • Milo MAINE - This is the second one I have felt in 2 months. Last night 1/4/16 around 00:30 I was woken by a horrific sound. I seriously thought my roof was caving in. I did some investigating inside and out. Nothing was out of the ordinary. The first one I felt was just a loud bang, my fiance and it both felt the house feel like it moved. Being upstair in an old balloon frame house it feels very odd! I have not seen any reports on local earthquakes but that's my only conclusion
  • Kolkata - beds were shaking, windows too making sounds, enough to wake up
  • Manipur,churachandpur - This is just the beginning more is coming its gonna be like NEPAL everyone needs the SEAL OF GOD to overcome all this
  • Imphal - Very strong and severe quake.Woke up n jump from the bed and ran out of the house as soon as possible.
  • kalimpong - Woke up more to the sound than the shaking. Lasted for quite a while.No damage here.
  • kalimpong - Woke up more to the sound than the shaking. Lasted for quite a while.No damage here.
  • torpa - Almira was shaken.
  • Kolkata - I woke up as i heard my sliding windows making sound & bed was shaking. Also outside crows & dog started making sounds.
  • Manipur - Never seen before; I'm 35 year old!; it was very strong!
  • Silchar - Very strong shaking was felt with huge rattling sound..i ran with bare feet.. cracks in the wall n plasters fell down from many places has been seen after the shake @GH-5 AUS.. all stay safe. Prayers :
  • Kolkata - (It was around 4:30 AM Woke up to find my bed shaking but never before had I experienced rattling of the doors in 3rd floor.My neighbor had also woken up and talking loudly and excitedly.Thank God it lasted for a few seconds.
  • shillong - Was awake n sudenly evrytng startd shaking n thngs startd faling, we ran outside but was surprised that non of r neighbours were bothered 2 cum out,it lasted for about 30 seconds.It was the 1st time in my life that i experienced such a horrifying earthquake. Just think of the quake that hit Nepal,thank God that ours was a minor one and pray that it won't return.No major damages heard till now in shillong.
  • Kolkata - At around 4-40 AM, the chair I was sitting on, started shaking sideways, leaving me dumbfounded! This is the first time, I felt an earthquake. I checked my watch to set the time. The shaking went on till 4-45 AM. Everything was shaking, a tremor was going through the whole house. But I had to be keen to notice it. I was in a 2 storey building.
  • kolkata - it was a very strong shaking in the early morning 4.40 am when i could hear the glass showcase in me bed room shaking as well the building , i am in top floor , the whole suburb had come out on the road .the whole thing lasted close to 1-2 min.
  • Tenga - Very scary experience... Whole building, window pains ceiling... Everything was shaking. We ran out of the building the same moment. All safe no damage so far.
  • Lamka,Manipur - frst strong.......was on my bed and ut was terrifying
  • Churàchandpur Lamka - First time in my 43 years that i felt the strogest earthquake ever
  • Dhaka - It was very dangerous.Thanks to Allah that he saved us.
  • North Lakhimpur - i was sleeping when the earthquake is was really a big shaking,it was shaking almost 2 minute in here..if here stays any big building then it would be destroyed but god bless there is no any big building in here thank god
  • shillong - god damn scread... man! Earily in the morning .... 4:35... I suddenly hear the sound and woke up and see that i'm shaking.... And i shouted, run3 and light was offed , i was confuse where to run cus in our area everywhere there was buldings....................
  • Kokkata - Very Severe shaking. All the cupboards,windows were shaking and rattling against each other. Very scary.
  • Darjeeling - I was about to fall sleep. It felt like I was dreaming, but then when the shaking continued, I realized it was a quake. Though it was long it did not cause any visible damage.
  • shillong - Its was a strong shaking..... I was really scared.... I thought the building next i mean back at our house will collapsed but thanks to god no damaged at all
  • SHILLONG - There is no damage
  • Kolkata City - This is the most violent yet short-span earthquake experience I have encountered. I was in deep sleep on first floor of my house & suddenly I felt as if someone pushed firmly & I woke up. I started hearing loud shouting of crows & birds outside, even when it was dark outside. This must be one of the mini heart attack experience for anyone. Just imagine what whould have happened to the people of Manipur. May God help them.
  • Imphal - I was sleeping and then in 4:45 am suddenly a super earthquake came and i called my mom then all the people, my parents and me came out of the buiding no property damage yet and i want that gods may help us
  • Thanylin - Was woken at circa 5.30am 4th Jan 16 by my bed bein shaken and rattling of closed doors and furniture
  • Ramkrishnanagar - So strong shaking, ever experienced.
  • Siliguri - Was sleeping when i suddenly was awakened by the quake at around 4:35a.m. which lasted for around 30secs
  • Kolkatta - I felt i was in a swing my bed was shaking like that while am sleeping
  • Kolkata - I suddenly woke up by a strong shaking of the bed and felt as if someone was shaking it. It took me a while to realise that it was an earthquake and that too, quite a stong one. Thankfully no property was damaged. This was one of the worst experiences of my life.
  • Kolkata - Was awakened by the shake..
  • Sylhet - It was 5:12am when the earthquake struck our place.everything started shaking i could feel my bed moving violently and i just sat in my bed watching everything instead of hiding under my bed or table.everyone in our neighbour were seen awake as they had the same experience! .Later the shaking stopped but still i could feel everything vibrating .It was like for 45seconds.Thanks to the Almighty ,there were no destruction and everything was fine.Alhamdulillah
  • Kolkata - I was sleeping on the bed then i feel that my bed is moderately shaking ..
  • Manipur - it's frist in my life
  • Kalanki - i was sleeping at that time
  • Dhaka - It was around 5 am in my place that i felt the quake. I live on the first floor and even i felt the hard shaking, my bed, window, table everything was shaking and the duration was for around 7 sec.
  • jalukie - jalukie. the quake lasted for about 30 seconds. it was horribly the strongest shake experience. cups and utensil in the kitchen fell and got broke in the quake
  • Tamenglong Imphal - House crack
  • Kohima, Nagaland - the sound of the tremor itself was terrifying, the neighbours shouting and shook for about 10 was a horrifying experience. Felt the aftershock at around 9 again for about 2 seconds. No damages or casualties heard so far and we thank God for that.. I hope and pray God will keep us all safe....
  • Ak Toba - My pot out side on my porch fell of and broke and my collection of rakes fell over also my harry potter book fell over with the magic in the earthquake
  • siliguri - i felt like i am dreaming
  • kohima - I was sleeping and then suddenly my sister woke me up screaming, I felt dizzy n was confused why was da earth shaking,ran outside to find the people of kohima shouting ,no casualties ,but my first time experiencing such a harsh shake.
  • Aizawl - Everything is shaking....
  • Kohima - Was in deep sleep. All of a sudden felt the house swaying so woke up. It was a scary experience. We all ran down to the street. Swaying was initially sideways, then front to back and finally settled down with a violent rattle. It was a creepy feeling to see the entire town awake, people shouting and dogs barking. If it had lasted longer, it would have been a disaster.
  • Shillong - I was shock and scared
  • dimapur - was watching a movie when suddenly all the doors and windows started banging to all of my sudden I recollected that it was an was trembling severely, first ever tragic experience in my life
  • Imphal - one of the most violent shaking i ever felt in my life.
  • pallel - Very strong shaking nd i thought must be 6.5 in my mind..looked at the time and was 4:35a,m lasted for few seconds..
  • Manipur - Two person died in Jiribam sub-Division of Manipur during the quake
  • Silchar - I was half asleep when my dad shouted dat an earthquake occurred I woke up but was shocked ... the bed started shaking very heavily we couldn't stand properly somehow all of us ran n opened d gate n we stood outside ... we were all worried n shaking ... d water tank almost had cracks n some items fell from der place... god I m still shivering now hope we don't face another earthquake today ...
  • Dhaka Bangladesh - We are all out of House during Showing at morning 5.05am
  • Jorhat - About morning 4.30 bed, door & window shaking in full swing
  • Manipur - scary...
  • Williamnagar, Meghalaya - I tought that, my day has come to an "END".... Finally !!!
  • Gazipur - Scary man... stong shacking




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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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