A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Kishtwar in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 76.7342 East, latitude 33.4457 North, depth = 27.74 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jjcb. Id of event: us2000jjcb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.74 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:23:30 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 22:53:30 / February 17, 2019 @ 10:53 pm.
Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kishtwār, Padam.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 91 km E of Kishtwar, India.
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