A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Pipalkoti in India on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hyg. Unique identifier: us20008hyg. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:33:06 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.22 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 79.1719 East, latitude 30.6146 North, depth = 14.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 17:03:06 / February 6, 2017 @ 5:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 114 km (71 miles) from Dehradun (c. 522 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Rishīkesh (c. 66 400 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Rāipur (c. 27 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tehri (c. 27 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pauri (c. 26 500 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Mussoorie (c. 25 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Srīnagar (c. 20 200 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Rānīkhet (c. 19 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dehradun, Rāiwāla, Doiwāla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 33 km NW of Pipalkoti, India.
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