A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Chamba in India on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 07:10:36 / February 4, 2016 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.67 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 76.043 East, latitude 32.8455 North, depth = 58.67 km. The temblor was reported at 12:40:36 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004x0r. Id of event: us20004x0r.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sāmba, Nagrota, Rāmban (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Pathankot (c. 174 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Udhampur (c. 80 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kathua (c. 48 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sāmba (c. 26 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 32 km NNW of Chamba, India.
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