A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pulwama in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 74.9266° East, 33.866° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cr0b. Event ids that are associated: us7000cr0b. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:57:34 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 21:57:34 / December 9, 2020 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Riāsi, Uri, Rājauri (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Anantnāg (c. 79 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Bandipura (c. 32 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ESE of Pulwama, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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