A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Leh in India on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c13w. Id of event: us6000c13w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 10:57:13 / September 25, 2020 @ 10:57 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 78.1995 East, latitude 34.3036 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:13 / 10:57 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 59 km (36 miles) from Leh (c. 37 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Leh (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 58 km ENE of Leh, India.
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