A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Bhadarwah in India on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 00:02:33 / May 19, 2017 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.12 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008tgd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008tgd. The temblor was reported at 05:32:33 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 76.1985° East, latitude 33.0978° North, depth = 39.12 km.
Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Dharmsāla (c. 19 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bhadarwāh (c. 13 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rāmnagar (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dharmsāla, Rāmban, Rāmnagar.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near.
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