Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - Darchula, Sudurpashchim Pradesh, 58 km a nord est da Pithorāgarh, India, martedì, 12 gennaio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - Darchula, Sudurpashchim Pradesh, 58 km a nord est da Pithorāgarh, India, martedì, 12 gennaio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.2 at 10 km depth

12 Jan 04:37 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 34 minuti.
Update Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 04:42
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.2 reported 18 km northeast of Dhārchula, India
4.2 quake 12 Jan 9:48 am (GMT +5:45)
4.2 quake 12 Jan 9:48 am (GMT +5:45)
Just 39 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Dhārchula, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 9:03 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Dārchulā (pop. 18,300) located 16 km from the epicenter, and Dhārchula (pop. 7,300) 18 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pithorāgarh (pop. 47,600) located 58 km from the epicenter, Burang (pop. 5,000) 64 km away, Dadeldhurā (pop. 19,000) 67 km away, and Dipayal (pop. 23,400) 74 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 12 Jan 2021 04:03:30 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: martedì, 12 gen 2021 09:48 (GMT +5:45)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 29.89°N / 80.7°E (Darchula, Sudurpashchim Pradesh, India)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km ENE da Dārchulā (Mahakali, Nepal) (pop: 18,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
18 km ENE da Dhārchula (Pithoragharh, Uttarakhand) (pop: 7,330) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km NE da Pithorāgarh (Uttarakhand) (pop: 47,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
67 km N da Dadeldhurā (Mahakali, Nepal) (pop: 19,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
74 km NNO da Dipayal (Seti, Nepal) (pop: 23,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
106 km ENE da Almora (Uttarakhand) (pop: 32,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
135 km NE da Haldwani (Uttarakhand) (pop: 139,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
209 km NE da Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) (pop: 745,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
340 km NE da Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) (pop: 753,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
365 km ENE da Nuova Delhi (pop: 317,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 9.9°C (50 F), humidity: 30%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSW
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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