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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 8.1 km northeast of Najibabad, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 4:51 pm (GMT +5:30) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 8.1 km northeast of Najibabad, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 4:51 pm (GMT +5:30) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 8.1 km northeast of Najibabad, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 4:51 pm (GMT +5:30)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 12 km depth

9 Feb 11:25 UTC: First to report: NCS after 4 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 9, 2023 11:21:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 4:51 pm (GMT +5:30)
Depth11.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude29.6473°N / 78.4165°E (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Antipode29.647°S / 101.584°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) ENE of Najibabad (pop: 84,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SW of Kotdwāra (Uttarakhand) (pop: 27,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) N of Nagina (pop: 76,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NE of Kīratpur (pop: 60,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) NE of Bijnor (pop: 84,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) NE of Meerut (pop: 1,223,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
161 km (100 mi) NE of New Delhi (pop: 317,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
397 km (247 mi) NW of Lucknow (pop: 2,472,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 25.5°C (78 F), humidity: 22%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.912 km41km SE of Haridwar, Uttarakhand, IndiaNCS

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Bareilly / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s

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