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M4.7 Konokjora Earthquake, 2001


12 June 2001


NNW of Konokjora, Orissa


12:41:00 UTC (18:11:00 IST)


22.240 N (ISC)


83.918 E (ISC)


25.5 kms (ISC)


Mw 4.7 (IMD); Mb 4.7 (ISC)

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A light earthquake struck the Sundergarh region in western Orissa, on 12 July 2001 at 18:11 PM local time and was felt in many parts of the region, including in adjoining parts of Chhattisgarh. It had a magnitude of Mw=4.7.

The earthquake was centred 8.2 kilometres NNW of Konokjora (Orissa), India,
17.7 kilometres NW of Sundergarh (Orissa), India,
43.3 kilometres NNW of Jharsuguda (Orissa), India,

85.2 kilometres N of Sambalpur (Orissa), India,
91.4 kilometres W of Raurkela (Orissa), India
127 kilometres E of Korba (Chhattisgarh), India,
262 kilometres NE of Raipur (Chhattisgarh), India,
292 kilometres NW of Khandgiri, Bhubaneshwar (Orissa), India.

The shock was felt for a few seconds in the districts of Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sundargarh and Rourkela in Orissa and at Raigarh and Jashpur in Chhattisgarh. Many people ran outdoors as doors and windows rattled under the impact of the tremor. No damage was reported from any places as a result of this earthquake.

01) International Seismological Centre (ISC), Berkshire.
02) India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi.
Macroseismic information has been compiled by the ASC from reports by local media and local NGO personnel.

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