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Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 14 km north of Rohru, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 2:22 pm (GMT +5:30) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 14 km north of Rohru, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 2:22 pm (GMT +5:30) Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 14 km north of Rohru, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 2:22 pm (GMT +5:30)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

20 May 08:59 UTC: First to report: NCS after 7 minutes.
20 May 09:15: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 5.0 km (from 6.2 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 39 km (24 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 20, 2022 08:52:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, May 20, 2022 at 2:22 pm (GMT +5:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude31.32°N / 77.81°E (Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India)
Antipode31.32°S / 102.19°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities14 km (9 mi) NNE of Rohru (Shimla) (pop: 8,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) S of Sarāhan (pop: 1,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SE of Rāmpur (Shimla) (pop: 6,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) ENE of Shimla (pop: 173,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) NE of Solan (pop: 40,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
113 km (70 mi) N of Dehradun (Uttarakhand) (pop: 522,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) NE of Chandigarh (pop: 960,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
304 km (189 mi) N of New Delhi (pop: 317,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 4°C (39 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.05 kmIndia: Shimla, Himachal PradeshNCS
3.05 kmHIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIAEMSC

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