A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Leh in India. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1i2. Unique identifier: us6000c1i2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:14:36 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 18:14:36 / September 25, 2020 @ 6:14 pm. Exact location, longitude 78.2353° East, latitude 34.252° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Leh (c. 37 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Leh (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 60 km E of Leh, India.
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