A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Bhadarwah in India. The temblor was reported at 08:04:32 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70005dbm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005dbm. Exact location, longitude 76.174° East, latitude 33.075° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 02:34:32 / September 8, 2019 @ 2:34 am.
Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Udhampur (c. 80 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kathua (c. 48 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Dharmsāla (c. 19 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yol, Kathua, Udhampur (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 43 km ENE of Bhadarwah, India.
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