A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Leh in India. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 78.1539° East, 34.1494° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:27:42 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 17:27:42 / September 27, 2020 @ 5:27 pm. Event id: us6000c1yn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1yn.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Leh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Leh (c. 37 500 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km E of Leh, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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