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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 43 km NW of Bandipura, India on Saturday, 26 September 2020

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 43 km NW of Bandipura, India on Saturday, 26 September 2020
26 Sep 06:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
26 Sep 06:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 120.0 to 51.0 km (from 75 to 32 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 30 km (18.6 mi) towards SE.
26 Sep 07:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 51.0 to 45.0 km (from 32 to 28 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5 km (3.1 mi) towards NE.
26 Sep 07:55: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 45.0 to 47.0 km (from 28 to 29 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Saturday, 26 September 2020 06:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 26 Sep 12:02 pm (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.7°N / 74.32°E (India)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) NW of Bandipura (pop: 32,000)
48 km (30 mi) NW of Sopur (pop: 63,000)
52 km (32 mi) NW of Hājan (pop: 10,800)
86 km (53 mi) NE of Muzaffarābād (pop: 725,000)
119 km (74 mi) E of Battagram (pop: 700,000)
170 km (105 mi) NE of Rawalpindi (pop: 1,743,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 2.1°C (36 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
26 Sep 12:02 pm (GMT +6) (26 Sep 06:32:04 UTC)M 4.6 / 47 km- 43 km NW of Bandipura, IndiaEMSC
Sat, 26 Sep 06:32 UTCM 4.6 / 51.4 km43 Km NW of Bandipura, IndiaUSGS
Sat, 26 Sep 06:32 UTCM 4.5 / 69 kmSouthwestern Kashmir, IndiaGFZ
Sat, 26 Sep 06:32 UTCM 4.6 / 51.4 km43 Km NW of Bandipura, IndiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (10)

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(India, 1350 km S of epicenter) : Heavy shaking for about a few sece (reported through EMSC)
Chandigarh (India, 500 km SE of epicenter) : Slightly felt (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 81 km SE of epicenter) : 4.8 magnitude earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Sopur (India, 48 km S of epicenter) : I think it was above 4 (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 164 km SW of epicenter) : A quick shock (reported through EMSC)
Awantipur (India, 106 km SE of epicenter) : Is it earthquack or something else. It Happens district wisr here in indian occupied kashmir now? can anyone tell what it actually is ? People over here are confused. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 80 km SE of epicenter) : Moderate jolts felt in Srinagar, Indian Kashmir. The first shake was mild & lasted about 2-3 seconds and the second was moderate for about 10 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 80 km SE of epicenter) : it was Light but I could feel May Allah protect us (reported through EMSC)
Sopore (India, 49 km S of epicenter) : Strong shaking but just for a few seconds. Alhamdulil Allah everyone is safe (reported through EMSC)
Athmuqam (Pakistan, 36 km W of epicenter) : Just air blast (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 43 km NW of Bandipura, India on Saturday, 26 September 2020

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