A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Dharchula in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 80.6744° East, 30.0534° North, depth 36.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007e1x. Id of event: us10007e1x. The temblor was reported at 22:22:50 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.55 km (23 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/16 / 2016-12-01 16:52:50 / December 1, 2016 @ 4:52 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bāgeshwar (c. 8 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lohaghāt (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dipayal, Lohaghāt, Bāgeshwar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 26 km NNE of Dharchula, India.
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