Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 19 km southwest of Kuchaiburi, Odisha, India, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 2:13 am (GMT +5:30) -

Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 19 km southwest of Kuchaiburi, Odisha, India, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 2:13 am (GMT +5:30)

Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 63 km depth

3 Dec 21:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 33 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Dec 2020 20:43:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 4 Dec 2020 2:13 am (GMT +5:30)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.14°N / 86.05°E (Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Kuchaiburi (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of Chāmpua (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Chāībāsa (Jharkhand) (pop: 66,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Mushābani (East Singhbhum, Jharkhand) (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) E of Bada Barabīl (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Barbil (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Jugsālai (Jharkhand) (pop: 49,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) (pop: 616,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSE of Ranchi (Jharkhand) (pop: 846,500) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) N of Temple City of India (pop: 762,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 15.7°C (60 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from W
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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3.963 kmJHARKHAND - ORISSA REGION, INDIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (43)

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balaosre / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My whole bed started to shake | 3 users found this interesting.  
  • I woke up when my bed started shaking.
Balasore (0 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s : It was in early around 2.15am Friday Dec 4 2020 when I was attending an online meeting I felt like a strong vibration and at first point I thought a heavy object hits our roof.  
Balasore, Odisha (116.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : I suddenly woke up from sleep and felt like a vibration inside metal almirahs. It almost felt for 20 to 30 seconds.  
Betnoti / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I feel a extreme shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Jabalpur M.P. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Yesterday night at 1:45AM on 5th December 2020, in Bajnamath near Medical College, Jabalpur M.P. I felt an quake.Suddenly bed started vibrating. Regards Dr Siddharth Verma  
Balasore / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : It felt like my bed was shaking and a buldozer was going over the building. However nothing broke or fell down  
BALESHWAR / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting on my bed and near about 2:15..I felt a moderate shake then in a while I realized it's an earthquake  
Balasore (116.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Baripada (73.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Balasore, Odisha (115.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Bānapur, Khordha, Odisha (281.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Balasore (114.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Loud sound and shaking of windows  
Balgopalpur, Balasore (104.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Balasore, Odisha (118.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Remuna, Baleshwar, Odisha (105.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Balasore (113.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balasore, Odisha (114.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balasore, Odisha (113.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balasore (116.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Remuna, Baleshwar, Odisha (112.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Udala / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling
Balasore / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Remuna Balasore / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
BALASORE / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balasore / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Baripada / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
BALASORE / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balasore / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Balasore / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
Balasore / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Remuna / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
CUTTACK / not felt
Balasore, odisha / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sahadevkhunta Balasore / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Basta, Balasore, Odisha / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Balasore, Odisha / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Balasore / not felt
Kochilakhunta / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Sainkula / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
BALASORE / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Balasore / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Balasore / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Balasore / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
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