A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bhadarwah in India on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 15:13:54 / February 9, 2016 @ 3:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 76.1446° East, 33.0364° North, depth 40.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.83 km (25 miles). Unique identifier: us20004z10. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z10. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:43:54 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Dharmsāla (c. 19 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bhadarwāh (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dharmsāla, Rāmban, Padam.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 40 km E of Bhadarwah, India.
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