Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 5 km west of Niwāri, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:03 pm (GMT +5:30) -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 5 km west of Niwāri, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:03 pm (GMT +5:30)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 5 km depth

13 Jan 13:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
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Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 13:33:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:03 pm (GMT +5:30)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.86°N / 77.49°E (Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Niwāri (Ghaziabad) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) N of Muradnagar (pop: 89,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Khekra (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Dāsna (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Ghaziabad (pop: 1,199,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Loni (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Pilkhuwa (pop: 74,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Meerut (pop: 1,223,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NE of New Delhi (pop: 10,928,000) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) NW of Lucknow (pop: 2,472,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Mist 13°C (55 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.95 kmHARYANA-UTTAR PRADESH REG, INDIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Patla , Uttar pradesh / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Meerut / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Modinagar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Patla , Uttar Pradesh / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
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Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 5 km west of Niwāri, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:03 pm (GMT +5:30)
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