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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 30 km west of Bathinda, Punjab, India, on Sunday, Dec 26, 2021 at 3:46 am (GMT +5:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 30 km west of Bathinda, Punjab, India, on Sunday, Dec 26, 2021 at 3:46 am (GMT +5:30) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 30 km west of Bathinda, Punjab, India, on Sunday, Dec 26, 2021 at 3:46 am (GMT +5:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

25 Dec 22:23 UTC: First to report: NCS after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 25, 2021 22:16:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Dec 26, 2021 at 3:46 am (GMT +5:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude30.225°N / 74.6268°E (Sri Muktsar Sahib, Punjab, India)
Antipode30.225°S / 105.373°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities30 km (18 mi) SSE of Muktsar (pop: 89,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) W of Bathinda (pop: 242,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) NNW of Dabwāli (Haryana) (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Abohar (pop: 130,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) SSW of Kotkapura (pop: 80,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Faridkot (pop: 77,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Fazilka (pop: 70,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
133 km (83 mi) NW of Gorakhpur (Haryana) (pop: 1,324,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Ludhiana (pop: 1,545,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
308 km (191 mi) NW of New Delhi (pop: 317,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 14.4°C (58 F), humidity: 36%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.05 km30km W of Bathinda, Punjab, IndiaNCS

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Delhi (313.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
FATEHABAD / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Abohar / not felt
Chandigarh / not felt : Though, was woken up at 3.11 am in the morning, but couldn't find any reason for it. (reported through our app)  
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