Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
11 Oct 21:40 UTC: First to report: NCS after 7 minutes.
Update Mon, 11 Oct 2021, 21:45Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 33 km southwest of Srinagar, India
4.3 quake 12 Oct 3:03 am (GMT +5:30)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The tremor was recorded early morning on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, at 2:33 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 5 km below the surface.
The event was filed by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Gulmarg (pop. 730) located 8 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Bāramūla (pop. 77,300) located 23 km from the epicenter, Soyībug (pop. 104,000) 24 km away, Sopur (pop. 63,000) 29 km away, Srinagar (pop. 975,900) 33 km away, Pūnch (pop. 28,200) 44 km away, and Bandipura (pop. 32,000) 47 km away.
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