Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 3.1 km north of Budhana, Muzaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, India, on 28 May 4:52 am (GMT +5:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 3.1 km north of Budhana, Muzaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, India, on 28 May 4:52 am (GMT +5:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

27 May 23:09 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 30 seconds.
27 May 23:38: Now using data updates from NCS
Update Thu, 27 May 2021, 23:33
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 3 km northwest of Budhana, India
4.2 quake 28 May 4:52 am (GMT +5:30)
4.2 quake 28 May 4:52 am (GMT +5:30)
India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in India near Budhana, Muzaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, only 11 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday 28 May 2021 at 4:22 am local time at a shallow depth of 19.9 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Budhana (pop. 35,400) located 3 km from the epicenter, Kāndhla (pop. 43,400) 19 km away, Shamli (pop. 98,000) 21 km away, Khatauli (pop. 64,700) 26 km away, Kairana (pop. 80,400) 27 km away, Muzaffarnagar (pop. 349,700) 29 km away, and Baraut (pop. 93,500) 31 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include New Delhi (pop. 10,928,000) located 77 km from the epicenter, and New Delhi (pop. 317,800) 79 km away.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: May 27, 2021 23:22:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 28 May 4:52 am (GMT +5:30)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 19.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.3153°N / 77.4669°E (Muzaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Antipode: 29.315°S / 102.533°W
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Budhana (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) E of Kāndhla (pop: 43,400) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Shamli (pop: 98,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Khatauli (pop: 64,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Kairana (pop: 80,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Muzaffarnagar (pop: 349,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NE of Baraut (pop: 93,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Meerut (pop: 1,223,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of New Delhi (pop: 317,800) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) NW of Lucknow (pop: 2,472,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 47%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.220 km82km NNE of New Delhi, IndiaNCS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Patiala, Punjab (153.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Delhi ,kalkaji (89.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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