A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Dharchula in India on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10003iqz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003iqz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 80.3873 East, latitude 30.0248 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:57:17 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/15 / 2015-09-29 09:27:17 / September 29, 2015 @ 9:27 am.
Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Almora (c. 32 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bāgeshwar (c. 8 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lohaghāt (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Almora, Dadeldhurā, Burang.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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. 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: 23 km NW of Dharchula, India.
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