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

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - China, 329 km northeast of Srinagar (India), on Tuesday, 22 September 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: 22 Sep 2020 03:46:51 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 56.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.7079°N / 77.8236°E (China)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (79 mi) NE of Thang (India) (pop: 1,620)
173 km (107 mi) N of Leh (India) (pop: 37,500)
194 km (121 mi) SSW of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000)
201 km (125 mi) NE of Kargil (India) (pop: 13,800)
245 km (152 mi) SW of Hotan (Hetian Diqu) (pop: 114,000)
306 km (190 mi) S of Shache (Kashi Diqu) (pop: 82,500)
496 km (308 mi) ENE of Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (pop: 1,743,100)
562 km (350 mi) NNE of Lahore (Pakistan) (pop: 6,310,900)
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
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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

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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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