Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Shimla, Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh, India
ven., 30 avril 2021, 02:4002:40 AM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 16 minutes ago 23 km northeast of Shimla, India, India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported.
4.3 quake 30 Apr 7:52 am (GMT +5:30)
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Shimla, Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh, India, in the morning on Friday 30 April 2021 at 7:22 am local time. 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.
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 Theog (pop. 4,200) located 8 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Shimla (pop. 173,500) located 23 km from the epicenter, and Solan (pop. 40,300) 41 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kālka (pop. 32,200) located 57 km from the epicenter, Sundarnagar (pop. 25,300) 60 km away, Baddi (pop. 22,600) 62 km away, and Pinjaur (pop. 32,200) 62 km away.
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Date & heure: 30 Apr 2021 7:52 am (GMT +5:30) local time (30 Apr 2021 02:22 GMT)
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Épicentre latitude / longitude: 31.19°N / 77.39°E (Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India)
Source de données principale: NCS
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