Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, 77 km southeast of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India, on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 5:48 am (GMT +6) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, 77 km southeast of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India, on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 5:48 am (GMT +6)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Oct 23:55 UTC: First to report: NCS after 7 minutes.
Update Tue, 26 Oct 2021, 00:00
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Srikakulam, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India
4.4 quake 26 Oct 5:48 am (GMT +6)
4.4 quake 26 Oct 5:48 am (GMT +6)
India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in India near Srikakulam, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021, at 5:48 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Srikakulam (pop. 118,300) located 77 km from the epicenter, Narasannapeta (pop. 24,300) 77 km away, Amudālavalasa (pop. 39,100) 86 km away, Tekkali (pop. 24,700) 89 km away, Bhīmunipatnam (pop. 44,800) 104 km away, and Palāsa (pop. 65,800) 105 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 25, 2021 23:48:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 5:48 am (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8249°N / 84.4282°E (Bay of Bengal, India)
Antipode: 17.825°S / 95.572°W
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) SE of Srikakulam (pop: 118,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Narasannapeta (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SE of Amudālavalasa (pop: 39,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Tekkali (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) E of Bhīmunipatnam (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) S of Palasa (pop: 65,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) ESE of Vizianagaram (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of Gajuwaka (pop: 258,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) E of Visakhapatnam (pop: 1,063,200) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SE of Nowrangapur (pop: 1,220,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.5°C (82 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.410 km170km SSW of Berhampur, Odisha, IndiaNCS

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