A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kishtwar in India on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 75.9138 East, latitude 33.2787 North, depth = 38.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 13:53:29 / May 29, 2017 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008w1v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008w1v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.71 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:23:29 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bijbiāra, Padam, Kulgām (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Udhampur (c. 80 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Anantnāg (c. 79 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bijbiāra (c. 24 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 14 km ESE of Kishtwar, India.
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