A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Chamba in India on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 20:34:12 / 8:34 pm (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 35.78 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 15:04:12 / February 26, 2020 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 76.2734 East, latitude 33.0075 North, depth = 35.78 km. Unique identifier: us600084lt. Ids that are associated to the event: us600084lt.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kāngra, Pathankot, Kathua (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Pathankot (c. 174 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kathua (c. 48 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dharmsāla (c. 19 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km NNE of Chamba, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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