Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - North West Delhi, 13 km northwest of New Delhi, India, on 2021-05-31 21:54:04 IST -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - North West Delhi, 13 km northwest of New Delhi, India, on 2021-05-31 21:54:04 IST

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 8 km depth

31 May 16:29 UTC: First to report: NCS after 5 minutes.
31 May 16:33: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.4 to 8.0 km (from 7.7 to 5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: May 31, 2021 16:24:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-31 21:54:04 IST
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.72°N / 77.13°E (North West Delhi, Delhi, India)
Antipode: 28.72°S / 102.87°W
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) N of Pitampura (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) ESE of Rohini (pop: 860,000) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NE of Nangloi (pop: 194,400) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) S of Alīpur (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of Karol Bāgh (pop: 505,200) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NW of Delhi (pop: 10,928,000) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of New Delhi (pop: 317,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Narela (pop: 800,000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Loni (Uttar Pradesh) (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NE of Najafgarh (pop: 1,365,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.48 kmIndia: Rohini, DelhiNCS

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New Delhi (14.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Noise and mild rumbling and shaking  
Ghaziabad / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging
Village Nizampur,Delhi (16.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
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