A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kharkhauda in India on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 76.7956° East, latitude 29.0096° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:25:55 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009j48. Event ids that are associated: us20009j48. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 22:55:55 / June 1, 2017 @ 10:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Delhi (c. 10 928 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Meerut (c. 1 223 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Farīdābād (c. 1 220 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ghāziābād (c. 1 199 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karol Bāgh (c. 505 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from New Delhi (c. 317 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Rohtak (c. 317 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nanauta, Charthāwāl, Gangoh (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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km NNW of Kharkhauda, India.
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