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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Western-Xizang India Border Reg. on Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Western-Xizang India Border Reg. on Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Date & time: Wed, 6 Dec 15:19:50 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.67°N / 79.23°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (547 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 6 Dec
Wed, 6 Dec 15:19 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km4.9 UTTARANCHAL, INDIA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 6 Dec 15:19 UTCM 4.3 / 5 km印度[Map]CEIC
Wed, 6 Dec 15:19 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km- 34km NW of Pipalkoti, India[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
gujrat pakistan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chandigarh, sector 37-C Udyan path / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt a slight movement when I was sitting on my bed, I realized later that it was an earthquake, it lasted for about 4-5 seconds, no damage so far.
noida (292.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: not felt
Gaya (867.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Rishikesh / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Karnal (239.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
suyalbari nainital / MMI IV (Light shaking): windows were shaking. my bed was also shaking. felt gidding. moved outside the room for safety.
Rishikesh / MMI IV (Light shaking)
suyalbari nainital / MMI IV (Light shaking): windows were shaking .we came outside the room.
29°30'34.7"N, 79°40'27.6"E / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Gurgaon (344.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was nice to feel light swinging jolt for about 15 seconds. Was little scary. (via app)
New Delhi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Noida / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mohit Sinha, Roorkee, IITR / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Chamoli / MMI IV (Light shaking)
dwrahat kailash hostel room no. 205 / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): gaand fat gyi thi
noida / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ghidiyali (India) (89 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I want to know about this earthquake did there as any future you have about this earthquake come again in this location again (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (319 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Its almost more than 7 hours and I just felt an after shock of the earthquake that had happend (via EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India) (286 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was very faint, the bed shook slightly (just for 1-2 seconds). There we no after shocks felt. (via EMSC)
Saharanpur (India) (185 km SW from epicenter)(no details): फिलहाल सब कुछ ठीक है। (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (319 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting on sofa reading newspaper I felt that my sofa has shaken twice I saw fans they were not shaking than I saw my lamp shaking so I confirmed that it's an earthquake. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): i didnt feel it but my building caretaker felt it as he stays at the roof. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Trembling for 5 seconds..A big earthquake is expected before 31st december.So be prepared guys! (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt my bed shaking barely for 2 seconds. By the time I thought of getting out, it stopped. (via EMSC)
(India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The wall was shaking (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it for around 8-10 seconds I think. Was easily felt but not too violent or scary. (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (297 km SW from epicenter)(no details): People in top floor felt it not me on ground floor (via EMSC)
Moradabad (India) (213 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was mild and didn't last long. My door that was slightly ajar, shut on its own with a bang. My desk and monitors shook. The ceiling fan, however, did not shake, as I immediately looked up at it. (via EMSC)
Dharchula (India) (155 km SE from epicenter)(no details): TV trolley and Fan shaken due to moderate earthquake trimmer. (via EMSC)
Haridwar (India) (136 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Just felt that. (via EMSC)
Kotdwara (India) (129 km SW from epicenter)(no details): tremors for 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Dehradun (India) (127 km W from epicenter)(no details): I gelt strong shaking while i was having ma dinner..i strted to ran..4-5 steps towards d door.but other family members dint feel it.so i was in doubt dt is this jus a skaing of table by other member? I googled but dint find any news upto 15 mins of it.Finaly it is confirmed. (via EMSC)
Rishikesh (India) (119 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for about 15 seconds in Rishikesh (via EMSC)
(India) (75 km S from epicenter)(no details): I'm scared... (via EMSC)
Chamoli (India) (33 km S from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for 10-20 seconds (via EMSC)
Gurugram (India) (331 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It felt really strong on seventh floor, scary (via EMSC)
Gurgaon (India) (324 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it on 10Floor at DLF Phase III Gurgaon, Haryana State (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (302 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I am waiting ben 10 on that time earth quake shakes my bed,I am afraid i think any moster comes out and shakes my bed (via EMSC)
Delhi (India) (300 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Yes, I felt it... (via EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India) (295 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt slightly (via EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India) (286 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was light, Fan and Chandelier were shaking but it was too light (via EMSC)
Joshimath (India) (33 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I didn't even felt it, my parents did though. (via EMSC)
Gurugram (India) (331 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt strong tremors for 10 to 15 seconds (via EMSC)
Gurugram (India) (331 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Chandelier was shaking, walls as well, about 15 seconds (via EMSC)
Gurugram (India) (328 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt heavy shaking while on bed at Gurgaon. Lasted for about 20 seconds at my flat on 7 th Floor. (via EMSC)
Gurugram (India) (327 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt the chandelier swaying at my topmost 22nd floor apartment. Slight movement felt on feet. (via EMSC)
Gurugram (India) (324 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it but it was not that much strong but strong enough to make me think whether something happened or not...! (via EMSC)
Faridabad (India) (322 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt the ground trembling for seconds (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (319 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt the bed rocking but I am not sure if other things in the room moved as well (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (319 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking of table and bed (via EMSC)
Faridabad (India) (318 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting cool while others on home complained of mild shaking. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (314 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Very mild (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (307 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Minor...just for 5 sec or so (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (307 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was for 3-4 sec, but it was strong one. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): shaking felt for a very brief moment (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was working on laptop and suddenly felt the Earth quack. The laptop screen was shaking. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): my bed is shaking (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Around 8.52 pm (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): it was a mild one just me felt while sitting on the bed (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Gentle shakes. Not scary. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Around 8.52 pm (via EMSC)
(India) (306 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mild shake for 20 secs in South Delhi (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (302 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Slight vibration (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (302 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was strong (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (302 km SW from epicenter)(no details): At around 8:50 (via EMSC)
Delhi (India) (302 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It last for few seconds (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (301 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Very noticeable (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (299 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mild (via EMSC)
Greater Noida (India) (293 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Light vertical moments felt on my couch (via EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India) (291 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Slight shakes... But noticeable! (via EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India) (291 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Strong but not that long... We live on 24th floor so we felt it strong. (via EMSC)
Sonipat (India) (289 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Yes i and my friend felt this quake our cieling fan and almirah door were shaking. (via EMSC)
Kundli (India) (289 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Not for more then a second (via EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India) (286 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was for very short time but the tremor was powerful. (via EMSC)
Patiala (India) (278 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt the bed shake for 2-3 seconds (via EMSC)
Meerut (India) (243 km SW from epicenter)(no details): A very minor earthquake. (via EMSC)
Chandigarh (India) (239 km W from epicenter)(no details): (via EMSC)
Chandigarh (India) (239 km W from epicenter)(no details): Minimal (via EMSC)
Chandigarh (India) (239 km W from epicenter)(no details): it was for few seconds.. 5 seconds i guess. i was sitting on bed and i felt an oscillating feeling from right and left for around 4 seconds i guess. (via EMSC)
Shahdabbar (India) (229 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I feel this earthquake as it was sitting on my bed and I fo feel like it somewhat Look as it moves a little because of earthquake I thought. (via EMSC)
Rāmpur (India) (212 km S from epicenter)(no details): Strong shaking (via EMSC)
Muzaffarnagar (India) (204 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Just felt (via EMSC)
(India) (187 km S from epicenter)(no details): It is little earthquake i felt just 3 minutes ago. (via EMSC)
Lalkuan (India) (184 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt vibrations while sitting on my bed. For almost 10-15 seconds. (via EMSC)
Roorkee (India) (165 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Very gentle shake. Hardly noticeable. (via EMSC)
Nainital (India) (149 km S from epicenter)(no details): I think we will face one more trembling too tonight. Have an alert cause it's very long night. (via EMSC)
Nainital (India) (149 km S from epicenter)(no details): Minor Shaking of my bed (via EMSC)
Central Hope Town (India) (140 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt there was a knock on door for about 5 sex (via EMSC)
Dehradun (India) (127 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for around 15-20 seconds (via EMSC)
Dehradun (India) (127 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt dezer my family memeber kept run hiar and there (via EMSC)
Dehradun (India) (125 km W from epicenter)(no details): Slight shaking n Dehradun (via EMSC)
Dehradun (India) (125 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt the tremble (via EMSC)
Srinagar (India) (72 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Uuuuuu dangerous (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 11 Feb
Sun, 11 Feb 21:40 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info] (560 km) UTTARANCHAL, INDIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 12 Apr
Thu, 12 Apr 19:51 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info] (451 km)- 40km SE of Garyarsa, China
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 19 Apr
Thu, 19 Apr 22:52 UTCM 4.0 / 31.3 km - [info] (475 km)- 56km SSE of Garyarsa, China
I FELT IT
[Map]USGS

 

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