A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kishtwar in India. Unique identifier: us1000atxi. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000atxi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.28 km (24 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:40:25 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 76.2369 East, latitude 33.5159 North, depth = 39.28 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 01:10:25 / October 19, 2017 @ 1:10 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāmban, Bhadarwāh, Doda. Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bhadarwāh (c. 13 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Rāmban (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km ENE of Kishtwar, India.
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