A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Sumbal in India on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000atf6. Event ids that are associated: us2000atf6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:44:11 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 00:14:11 / September 23, 2017 @ 12:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, 74.6324° East, 34.237° North, depth 35 km.
Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Anantnāg (c. 79 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Rāwala Kot (c. 50 000 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Bandipura (c. 32 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rāwala Kot, Qāzigund, Kulgām.
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 five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 0 km NNW of Sumbal, India.
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