A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Leh in India on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 78.2901° East, latitude 34.2655° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 14:29:50 / February 3, 2021 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000de6k. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000de6k. The temblor was reported at 14:29:50 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Leh (c. 37 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Leh (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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