A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Chamba in India. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 19:17:15 / July 24, 2019 @ 7:17 pm. 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 36.48 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:47:15 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004v0j. Id of event: us60004v0j. Exact location of event, depth 36.48 km, 76.3387° East, 32.7817° North.
Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Pathankot (c. 174 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kathua (c. 48 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Dharmsāla (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padam, Kathua, Pathankot (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 30 km NE of Chamba, India.
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