A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kishtwar in India. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:23:25 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 76.0862 East, latitude 33.1866 North, depth = 43.92 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.92 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 14:53:25 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4p8. Unique identifier: us1000d4p8.
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Udhampur (c. 80 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Bhadarwāh (c. 13 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Rāmnagar (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Udhampur, Rāmnagar, Padam. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km ESE of Kishtwar, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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