Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 14 km south of Srinagar, India, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 16:10 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - 14 km south of Srinagar, India, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 16:10 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 40 km depth

22 Sep 16:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 44 minutes.
22 Sep 22:24: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 40.0 km (from 3.1 to 25 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 22 km (13.9 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 04:10:31 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.96°N / 74.78°E (India)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) N of Tsrār Sharīf (pop: 8,040)
15 km (9 mi) NW of Pulwama (pop: 20,100)
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Soyībug (pop: 104,000)
22 km (14 mi) W of Awantipur (pop: 6,810)
30 km (18 mi) S of Gāndarbal (pop: 16,300)
43 km (27 mi) NW of Anantnag (pop: 79,800)
270 km (168 mi) N of Lahore (Pakistan) (pop: 6,310,900)
324 km (201 mi) NNE of Faisalabad (Pakistan) (pop: 2,506,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.1°C (63 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 0 km/h (0 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.740 kmSouthwestern Kashmir, IndiaEMSC
M 3.710 km1 Km SW of Srinagar, IndiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (67)

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Silpather nambla uri (63.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / very short
9.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : It felt like something exploded in the air and we could only feel vibrations.
Anantnag (40.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Shuhama Ganderbal (25.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
20.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
7.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Srinagar... It was more like a sonic blast. Not a earthquake. Seems govt is covering
7.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Govt Chest Diseases Hospital,Dakhate, Srinagar / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It felt as if a powerful beast ran underneath the ground. It was followed by another similiar event almost an hour later.
Srinagar, Peerbagh / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It was very short. We were at the first on the first floor. The house shakes from one side to another, very briefly. Then nothing. So we though it was maybe a crash of plane not far away (?).
SRINAGAR / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Srinagar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Pattan (India, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Just a quick intense jolt like an air blast or sonic boom. As per news local meteorology department denied it as an earthquake... (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 11 km NE of epicenter) : The earthquake was felt only in srinagar and Ganderbal areas. This seems to be strange. Because whenever there is an earthquake, it's tremors are felt over a large area. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 11 km NE of epicenter) : It was most probably not a natural seismic activity. More like a humongous shockwave. (reported through EMSC)
Budgam (India, 5 km NW of epicenter) : the earthquake was very defferent like blast (reported through EMSC)
Bāramūla (India, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Tremors felt in Kashmir again (reported through EMSC)
Pattan (India, 30 km NW of epicenter) : In this part of kashmir nothing was felt (reported through EMSC)
Gāndarbal (India, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Medium shake (reported through EMSC)
Awantipora (India, 28 km SE of epicenter) : It was very strong jolt but lastwd for few seconds. it was like a Air blast or any explosive. Felt it in Awantipora Kashmir. (reported through EMSC)
Awantipora (India, 28 km SE of epicenter) : I heard a loud bang and some moderate shake for 10 secs (reported through EMSC)
Pampore (India, 22 km E of epicenter) : Felt like a boom (reported through EMSC)
Soyībug (India, 15 km NW of epicenter) : It was very frightening , I was not understanding what to do . I thought my house should not collapse . (reported through EMSC)
Soyībug (India, 15 km NW of epicenter) : some quick single jolt felt (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : That was not come from the downwords of my legs it was. Like a some punch given from the sky to my head (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Very strong jolt in Srinagar, Indian Kashmir. Lasted about 10 seconds. Felt more like a nuclear explosion than an earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Short but intense waves from beginning to end (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Felt a rumble whole house jolted, was upstairs rushed down by that time it stopped. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : No damages reported. I live in Srinagar only. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Just one tremor.Wires weren't moving when we went outside. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Prity significant magnitude (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Srinagar (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It very strongly shook our house for a few moments. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : I was doing my work at that time and suddenly windows were shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Felt like a sudden explosion, (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : I don't think it was earthquake.it felt strange (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Very strong jolt in Srinagar, Indian Kashmir.Short but very prominent like a nuclear explosion. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : I was doing my work at that time and suddenly windows were shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Just now (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : High jolt felt in Srinagar, Felt more like an explosion than an earthquake... (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : A sudden strong vibration, every hanging thing turns into "simpe pendulum", oscillating back and forth. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : We thought a big shocking jokt... (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Good intensity but quick (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : I think It was a quick Jolt a minor earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It was quick and felt heavy. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : A strong tremor with a earth shaking and blast like sound. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : in kashmir srinagar I felt it was strong (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It was like explosion followed by tremor/ vibration like. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It was different than earthquake, I assume (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : A single strong jolt, like blast of strong thunder. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : The intensity was strong but lasted for 5-15 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : I felt as if China attacked Us. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Probably a sonic boom (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : One jolt like earth caved in. No bulb movement at all (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It felt like an explosion as it didn't have any normal earthquake shaking. It was sort of a huge impact at once. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : This earthquake felt different than any other i have experienced. It lasted for few seconds. It almost felt like an explosion. My house didn't sway. It just shook and vibrated. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Heavy shaking (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It was a scary experience, I have never experienced this type of earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Felt like air blast (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Horror shock (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Firstly huge boom like sound was heard followed by a tremor for nearly 2 to 5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It shakes our house (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : It started with huge loud sound followed by intense tremor but lasted for less than 3 second (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Felt an aftershock just now. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : Huge bang.sound and shaking (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 14 km N of epicenter) : I felt the earthquake while i was sitting around 21:40 5 GMT or India Standard time (reported through EMSC)
Soyībug (India, 8 km S of epicenter) : Single steong Jolt, Ppl say it was a blaat but i think it was earth quake (reported through EMSC)
Soyībug (India, 8 km S of epicenter) : It was very frightening (reported through EMSC)
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