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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Eastern Xizang-India Border Reg. on Friday, 17 November 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Eastern Xizang-India Border Reg. on Friday, 17 November 2017

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Eastern Xizang-India Border Reg. on Friday, 17 November 2017
Date & time: Friday, 17 November 2017 22:34 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.79°N / 94.87°E (China)
Nearest volcano: Tengchong (621 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Fri, 17 Nov 22:34 UTCM 6.3 / 15 km EASTERN XIZANG-INDIA BORDER REG.EMSC
Fri, 17 Nov 22:34 UTCM 6.4 / 8 km- 63km NNW of Motuo, ChinaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Greensboro (12673.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Chris / MMI III (Weak shaking)
itanagar, c-1 sector (323.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Guwahati (India) (531 km SW from epicenter)(no details): just mild to very low shaking for 2 to 3 seconds (via EMSC)
Guwahati (India) (527 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it around 4:05am while still at bed. The house shook for few seconds, heard the dogs barking outside and then it was quite again. (via EMSC)
Tezpur (India) (428 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it in Tezpur too... moderate one jerk.. (via EMSC)
Tezpur (India) (425 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt like someone shaking me, woke up suddenly. (via EMSC)
Jorhat (India) (360 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt an earthquake in Jorhat Assam India at 4:06 am (via EMSC)
Itanagar (India) (343 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it....it was bad experience but thank go we are safe....kripiya dyaan de ye season change ka samai hai and this is common.. please apna khayal rakkhe saab. Lord protect us all. (via EMSC)
Itanagar (India) (343 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Very dangerous in the morning when everybody alsp (via EMSC)
Duliajan (India) (285 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was for about 30 sec.it woke me up.. (via EMSC)
Dibrugarh (India) (271 km S from epicenter)(no details): Yes.. (via EMSC)
Tinsukia (India) (271 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt earthquake for almost 10 secs max. (via EMSC)
Tezu (India) (247 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I'm really freeking out right now. (via EMSC)
Tezu (India) (246 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It lasted for a few second (via EMSC)
Pasighat () (208 km S from epicenter)(no details): Quake was terrifying me but ok i t is a game of nature, so everyone enjoy the nature either terrifying with it or happy with it...but important thing is that don't pollute it.... (via EMSC)
Guwahati (India) (531 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was more almost 15-20sec (via EMSC)
Jorhat (India) (361 km S from epicenter)(no details): Was sleeping on the bed and suddenly felt heavy shocks for few seconds.Wokeup from bed all of a sudden. (via EMSC)
Naharlagun () (340 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping and felt my door and windows were shaking (via EMSC)
Demow (India) (311 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt the earthquake (via EMSC)
Lahowal (India) (273 km S from epicenter)(no details): Around 5 Seconds Shake... Hope everyone’s safe! (via EMSC)
Dibrugarh (India) (272 km S from epicenter)(no details): Was sleeping on the bed and suddenly felt heavy shocks for few seconds.Wokeup from bed all of a sudden. (via EMSC)
Dibrugarh (India) (272 km S from epicenter)(no details): The shake made me awake from my sleep (via EMSC)
Dibrugarh (India) (272 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was huge one. Woke up from sleep. There were two shocks one after the other. (via EMSC)
Dibrugarh (India) (269 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt the quake at 4.0 5 Am in Dibrugarh, Assam. My ceiling fan was shaking like a pendulum over a minute . (via EMSC)
Pasighat (India) (207 km S from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up and lasted only few seconds. (via EMSC)

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