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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 329 km northeast of Srinagar, India, China, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 03:46 GMT

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 329 km northeast of Srinagar, India, China, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 03:46 GMT Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 329 km northeast of Srinagar, India, China, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 03:46 GMT

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 57 km depth

22 Sep 04:23 UTC: First to report: USGS after 37 minutes.
23 Sep 01:36: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.6 to 56.8 km (from 38 to 35 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1 km (0.6 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Sep 22, 2020 03:46:51 UTC
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 56.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.7079°N / 77.8236°E (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 35.708°S / 102.176°W
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
173 km (107 mi) N of Leh (Ladakh, India) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) SSW of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SW of Chotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NNE of Padam (Ladakh, India) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) ENE of Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) NE of Kishtwār (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 20,600) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NE of Bijbehara (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 24,600) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) NE of Islamabad (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 79,800) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) NE of Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 975,900) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NE of Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -1.3°C (30 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 1 km/h (1 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.057 km127 Km NE of Thang, India, ChinaUSGS
4.060 kmKashmir-xinjiang Border Region, ChinaEMSC

User reports for this quake (7)

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Srinagar (335.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : I felt as if the earth deep inside was crumbling somewhere and causing underground noise.  
Srinagar (329.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was like explosion.  
Baramulla (350.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Srinagar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Felt like no actual ground shaking, but like a big space ship had passed my house, putting me in confusion whether to run out of my house till the vibrations or something sonic boom faded out.  
Srinagar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I thought a nuke went off. It was a sonic boom with a short tremor.  
Baramulla / not felt
Srinagar / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / very short
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