A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Kandhla in India on Wednesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:34 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jkem. Unique identifier: us2000jkem. Exact location, longitude 77.2659° East, latitude 29.3006° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 02:29:34 / February 20, 2019 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Delhi (c. 10 928 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Meerut (c. 1 223 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ghāziābād (c. 1 199 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Karol Bāgh (c. 505 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sahāranpur (c. 484 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Muzaffarnagar (c. 349 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dādri, Roorkee, Julāna Shādipur (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 1 km S of Kandhla, India.
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