Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Earthquakes In India 2012

This list contains earthquakes in India in 2012 with detail report.

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Update 2012/12/20
M 4.0 light shallow earthquake in Rajasthan, India (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km S of Dausa. It will have well felt by the people of Lalsot, Basi, Chatsu, Jaipur and Gurgaon (Haryana).
13:00 UTC (local time Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 06:30 PM @ epicenter)

Update 2012/11/30
M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Sikkim, India (@ 16 km depth) with epicenter located just 8 km NW of Naya Bazar. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Darjiling, Kalimpang, Mirik, Gezing, Shiliguri (Bangla).
19:39 UTC (local time Saturday, December 01, 2012 at 01:09 AM @ epicenter)

Update 2012/11/28
M 3.3 light shallow earthquake in Tamil Nadu, India (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located in Dharampuri-Salem border region (@ 22:19 UTC).

Update 2012/11/27
M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Uttaranchal, India (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 90 km NNE from Dehra Dun. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Chandigarh, Mussoorie, Srinagar and Simla (Himachal Pradesh).
12:15 UTC (local time Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 05:45 PM @ epicenter)

Update 2012/11/25
M 4.2 light shallow earthquake in Tripura, India (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km S of Tripura. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Agartala.
06:01 UTC (local time 11:31; 2012/11/25 @ epicenter)

Update 2012/11/12
M 4.1 light shallow earthquake in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km north of Baijnath in Douladhar ranges. The tremor lasted for just 4.5 seconds.
20:23 UTC (local time 01:53 AM 2012/11/12 @ epicenter)

Update 2012/11/06
M 4.1 light shallow earthquake in Himachal Pradesh, India (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter on the border of Chamba and Kangra, near Jammu and Kashmir.
12:21 UTC (local time 17:51; 2012/11/06 @ epicenter)

Update 2012/10/18
M 5.0 moderate shallow earthquake in Madhya Pradesh, India (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 49 km S Rewa and 155 km S Allahabad. Click for detail report on Madya Pradesh earthquake.
02:33 UTC (local time Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 08:03 AM @ epicenter)

Update 2012/10/14
M 3.9 light shallow earthquake in Dakshin Kannad region of Karnataka, India (@ 5 km depth).
08:51 UTC (local time 14:21; 2012/10/14 @ epicenter)

Update 2012/10/02
M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Assam, India with epicenter located 14 km ENE of Rangapara. Click for detail report on this Assam quake.
18:37 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 03, 2012 at 12:07:40 AM @ epicenter)

Update 2012/10/02
M 4.8 moderate shallow earthquake in Himachal Pradesh, India (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 38 km NE of Dharmsala. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kyelang, Chamba and Yol.
08:34 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 02, 2012 at 02:04 PM @ epicenter)

Update 2012/09/18
M 4.1 light earthquake in Sikkim, India @ 12:26 UTC


Update 2012/08/20
M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Assam, India with epicenter located 12 km SE of Dhekiajuli. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Dhing, Tezpur, Rangapara, and Nagaon. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt across vast area of Meghalaya and Assam including Bokokhat, Dispur, Gauhati and Shillong.
09:24 UTC (local time Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 02:54 PM @ epicenter) 

Update 2012/07/14
M 5.6 strong earthquake in Myanmar-India Border Region (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km S of Phek (India). Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Zunheboto, Wokha, Imphal and Dimapur. People of Jorhat, Sibsagar, Silchar, Itanagar and Aizawl will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III. Click for detail report on this earthquake.

Update 2012/07/01
M 5.5 strong earthquake reported in Myamar (Burma)-India border region (@ 63 km depth). The epicentre of the earthquake was located at Majuli island in upper Assam.Tremors were felt in most parts of Assam, Nagaland, and Manipur, besides in Bangladesh and Myanmar. Click for detail report on this earthquake.

Update 2012/06/16
M 3.8 light earthquake in Assam, India (@ 33 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km far from Puranigudam, Nagaon. It will have well felt by the people of Borgolai Grant, Kampur, Bahbari and Dokmoka.
05:38 UTC (local time 11:09; 2012/06/16 @ epicenter)

Update 2012/06/12
M 3.4 minor shallow earthquake recorded in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh (@ 10 km depth). The quake lasted for about six seconds with some walls developing crack.
01:09 UTC (local time 06:40; 2012/06/12 @ epicenter)

Update 2012/06/09
M 3.9 light shallow earthquake strikes Orissa, India (@ 5 km depth). Tremors will have well felt in Bolangir, Nuapada and Kalahandi districts of Orissa.
08:14 UTC (local time 13:44; 2012/06/09 @ epicenter)

Update 2012/06/02
M 3.7 light shallow earthquake in Chamoli, Uttaranchal, India (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter south of Okhimath-Gopeshwar road. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt across Chamoli district. The 1999 Chamoli earthquake killed 103 people in the same area.
23:39 UTC (local time 05:09; 2012/06/02 @ epicenter)

Update 05/30/2012
The earthquake rumor panicked people in Assam. The news was viral when an astrologers, who also publishes almanac Kalpurush in Assamese claimed possibilities of three major earthquakes in coming days through a local television channel. One of the earthquake was predicted to hit Assam around 4 P.M. today.
There is also report of many offices and schools closed before their schedule time. Many people in guhawati were outside of their home because of fear of coming earthquake but NO ANY EARTHQUAKE HIT GUHAWATI, ASSAM AREA. Click here to read this post

Update 05/27/2012
M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Assam, India (@ 18 km depth) with epicenter close to Kamrup. Earthquake will have well felt by the people of Guwahati and various parts of Assam.

Update 05/12/2012
M 5.4 shallow earthquake in Assam, India (@ 20 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km from Raha and 352 km from Dhaka. Tremors were felt in other parts of the North East and some mild ones even in Kolkata.
Epicenter location
65 km WNW from Ramat Gan, Israel
93 km SSE from Famagusta, Cyprus
120 km SE from NICOSIA, Cyprus

Update 05/04/2012
M 4.4 moderate shallow earthquake in  Arunachal Pradesh-Assam Region, India (@ 14 km depth) with epicenter located 47 km ESE of Dibrugahr. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Naharkatia, Tinsukia and Dibrugarh of Assam, India. Weak shaking will have felt in Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) and as far as Kohima, Nagaland, India.
20:09 UTC (local time Saturday, May 05, 2012 at 01:39 AM @ epicenter)

Update 4/14/2012
M 4.3 moderate shallow earthquake in Maharashtra, India (Makhjan @ 10 km depth) with epicenter located just 27 km S Chiplun. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Pune, Pimpri, Satana, Panaji, Mira Bhayandar and Bombay.
05:27 UTC (local time Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 10:57 AM @ epicenter)
Update
 
Series of earthquakes reported in Maharashtra, Gujarat India. Click for detail update report on this quake

Update 3/27/2012
M 5.0 moderate earthquake rocks Nepal/India border region with epicenter located 16 km S Bahadurganj. Click for detail report on this earthquake
23:40 UTC (Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 05:10 AM @ epicenter)

Update 3/12/2012

M 5.6 strong earthquake jolts Northwestern Kashmir (@ 49 km depth) today. The epicenter was located 144 km NW from Gilgit, Kashmir. Luckily the populated area Mingaora is 239 km far from epicenter. Click for detail report on this quake
M 3.5 weak shallow earthquake in Baghpat, Uttar pradesh. It will have well felt in Bandpur. Bandpur is a village located in the Khekra Tehsil of Indian Baghpat district. It is located about 3 km from the New Delhi-Saharanpur highway.
22:07 UTC (local time 03:37; 2012/3/13 @ epicenter)

Update 3/05/2012

M 5.2 shallow moderate earthquake strikes Haryana - Delhi Region, India today with epicenter located 8 km NW Alipur.
07:41 UTC (local time Monday, March 05, 2012 at 01:11 PM @ epicenter). Click for detail update report on this Delhi Quake
Epicenter Location

22 km ESE of Rohtak, Haryana, India
46 km WNW of Delhi, Delhi, India
48 km WNW of NEW DELHI, Delhi, India
67 km SSW of Panipat, Haryana, India

Update 2/26/2012

M 4.5 moderate shallow (@ 36 km depth) earthquake in Manipur, India. It is around Bishnupur. Bishnupur district is the district of Manipur state in northeastern India with the smallest area. Light to weak shaking will have felt around epicenter area
15:55 UTC; 2012/02/26

Update 2/25/2012

M 3.8 weak earthquake in Bangladesh-India border region (@ 33 km depth) with epicenter located north of Panchagarh-Debiganj Road. It will have well felt in Haldibari, Chilahati and other neighboring region
Bangladesh and India share a border of 2,429 miles. Bangladeshi Divisions of Khulna, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chittagong along with Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram are situated along the border. source wikipedia
08:45 UTC (local time 14:15; 2012/02/25 @ epicenter)

Update 2/14/2012

M 3.6 very shallow earthquake in Sikkim-Nepal Border region (@ 5 km depth)with epicenter close to Uttarey - Dentam. Dentam is located 10 km from Varsey in West Sikkim District. It will have well felt above epicenter.
13:48 UTC (local time 19:18; 2012/02/14 @ epicenter)

Update 2/10/2012

M 4.4 moderate shallow earthquake in Assam-Nagaland border region, India (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter close to Numaligarh. It will have well felt in Rajabari, Behora and Numaligarh, above the epicenter area.
Indian seismological center mentions it of SLIGHT intensity

Update 2/9/2012

M 5.1 moderate shallow earthquake stuck today in Uttaranchal, India (Madheso, Himachal Pradesh) with epicenter located 78 km NNE of Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, India (@ 26 km depth). Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt above epicenter. People in Deharadun, Jubbal, Chandigarh and other reacted immediately after the quake.
Dehradun is the capital city of the State of Uttarakhand in north India which is located in the Garhwal region, 255 km north of India's capital New Delhi. Check Out detail update "Earthquake Felt In Chandigarh"
19:17 UTC (local time Friday, February 10, 2012 at 12:47 AM @ epicenter)

Update 1/16/2012

-M 3.6 weak but very shallow earthquake (@ 10 km depth) stuck Pauri (Garhwal), Uttarakhand, India today. The epicenter was located just 2 km SE of Badiyargaon, Uttarakhand. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt in Badiyargaon, Shankarpur, Rikhnikhal area. The epicenter is South of Khetu Sain, Uttaranchal, India
05:01 UTC (Local time 10:31; 2012/1/16 @ epicenter)

Update 1/1/2012

-M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Tripura, India region (Mukhachariduar, State of Tripura) with epicenter 61 km E of Comilla, Bangladesh (@ 15 km depth). Comilla is the populated area with population about 4,00,000. Agartala of Tripura, India lies 70 km far from the epicenter. It will be well felt around epicenter and faintly in 100+ radius
02:35 UTC (local time Sunday, January 01, 2012 at 08:05 AM @ epicenter)

Update 12/14/2011

M 3.2 very shallow earthquake stuck Uttarakhand, India today. The epicenter is located 9.5 kms NW of Gopeshwar (Chamoli, Uttarakhand), India. It will be well felt above epicenter. Even felt around Gaundar, Oklimath, Ukimath, Dewaldhar, Birahi, Pipalkoti, Joshimath, Gopeshwar area.
23:55 UTC @ epicenter

Update 12/12/2011

M 3.4 earthquake recorded in Arunachal Pradesh, India today (@ 33 km depth). The epicenter is near to Balukpong. The epicenter is 4 kms E of Sachida (West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh), India. It will be faintly felt.

M 4.2 deep earthquake (@ 106 km depth) recorded today close to Hengbung (Senapati, Manipur), India. It will be faintly felt as far as Katha (pop 38,634). The populated area of Imphal (pop 223,523), Myanmar is at a safe distance of 167 km far from the epicenter.

Update 12/08/2011

M 2.6 shallow earthquake (@ 5 km depth) stuck Delhi-Haryana(Sonepat) Border area today. It is below populated residential area near to Daulatabad Main Rd Gurgaon, Haryana, India. People above epicenter will feel well shaking.

Upadte 12/05/2011

M 3.0 minor shallow earthquake (@ 7.5 km depth) is recorded today in Gujarat, India with epicenter located 6.3 kms SW of Balasar (Kachchh, Gujarat), India @ 5:06 UTC. It is well felt by the people of Blasar, Daisalpur and Jatawada area.

Update 11/27/2011

Minor earthquake (@ 9.1 km depth) of magnitude 3.2 is recorded in Gujarat, India with epicenter located 10 km NW of Talala, Saurashtra @ 02:59 AM local time. The epicenter is east of nearby Diamond school which is well felt in Chitravad.

Update 11/26/2011

Two minor earthquakes (@ 10 km depth) recorded today in Idukki region (Idukki, Kerala), India of magnitude 2.8 and 3.2 with epicenter in Cardamom Hills, Kerala, India
Mild tremors were felt in parts of Idukki including at Chappath, Moolamattom, Peerumedu, Valakode, Vandiperiyar, Velliamattom and Upputhura. ASC mentions  few buildings developed cracks in Peerumedu and Upputhura (but as our experience the intensity is however less to develop cracks)
00:15 UTC (local time 05:45 @ epicenter)

Update 11/24/2011

Magnitude 2.5 minor earthquake (@ 10 km depth) in Delhi, India with epicenter located just below Bawana (North-West Delhi, Delhi), India . It is in Delhi-Haryana border area.The epicenter is close to Bajitpur Thakran. Slight tremor is felt around epicenter area

Update 11/21/2011

Strong Jolt felt around ASSAM REGION, INDIA. Actually, the epicenter of this quake is in Myanmar. click for detail update on this disaster "Strong Earthquake In Myanmar, Well Felt In Vast Area"

Update 11/20/2011

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake (@ 33km depth) hit Uttarkashi, Uttrakhand, India today with epicenter located 2 kms E of New Tehri (Tehri Gharwal, Uttarakhand), India. Some seismological sites are mentioning M 3.8 @ 37.8 km depth. The epicenter is near to District Hospital below Tehri Dam. Felt well around epicenter.

Update 11/19/2011

Minor Earthquake of magnitude 2.8 stuck Gujarat (@10.9 km depth) today with epicenter located 14 km North of Talala, Saurashtra, India. The epicenter location is near to Forest Department Office Sasan Gir, Gujarat, India. Faintly Felt, Some even didn't notice.
4:47 PM local time

Update 11/18/2011

Magnitude 3.1 minor earthquake (@ 5km depth) hit Kerala, India today. The epicenter was located about 6 km far from kallar. The epicenter is near to St. Thomas high school. Slight tremor is felt in that area. Many people were woken up by this tremor in the early morning.
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