A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Gujarat, India kilometers (0 miles) from Gujarat, India. Exact location of event, longitude 70.9819 East, latitude 22.2862 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000apfs. Unique identifier: us7000apfs. Global time and date of event 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 02:10:29 / July 16, 2020 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:10:29 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Rājkot (c. 1 177 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Surendranagar (c. 179 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Jetpur (c. 118 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Morbi (c. 118 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Botād (c. 117 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Gondal (c. 101 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhāyāvadar, Bagasra, Jodiya Bandar. 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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: Gujarat, India.
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