- Gujarat, India, on Sunday, 17 November 1996 at 18:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.471°N / 73.042°E (India)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) E of Kosamba (Surat) (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Ankleshwar (pop: 74,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Kāthor (Surat) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Bharūch (pop: 153,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NE of Amroli (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NE of Surat (pop: 2,894,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Bārdoli (pop: 57,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Jambusar (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) SSE of Ahmedabad (pop: 3,719,700) --> See nearby quakes!
901 km (560 mi) SSW of New Delhi (pop: 317,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||10 km||Gujarat, India||USGS|
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