earthquake was felt in the Pune
metropolitan area in Maharashtra, on 17
May 2004 at 03:44 AM
local time. The earthquake had a
magnitude of ML=3.2 and was centred in
the Dive-Katraj range between the Dive & Katraj Ghats to the south
of the Pune urban area.
9.2 kilometres E of the Katraj Ghat (Maharashtra), India,
12.3 kilometres SSW of Phursungi, Pune (Maharashtra), India,
19.2 kilometres E of the Sinhagad Fort (Maharashtra), India,
19.5 kilometres SSE of Camp, Pune (Maharashtra), India,
19.7 kilometres ESE of Khadakwasla (Maharashtra), India,
26.7 kilometres S of the Lohegaon Airport, Pune (Maharashtra),
32.9 kilometres SSE of Pimpri-Chinchwad (Maharashtra), India,
45 kilometres SSE of Chakan (Maharashtra), India,
142 kilometres ESE of Santa Cruz Airport, Mumbai (Maharashtra),
Light tremors were
felt at Hadapsar in the eastern part of Pune city. A few people
were woken up and went outdoors into fields. Light furniture (a
room partition) was seen shaking at this location. It was also
felt as far as Sahakarnagar in south-western part of the city,
where it was mistaken for the rumble of thunder or an electric
drill. No further reports of this tremor have been received from
any other parts of the city. No damage has been reported from this
tremor. This tremor was located in the
Katraj-Dive range that runs along the southern extremity of Pune.
This is the first known recorded event in this general area.
International Seismological Centre (ISC),
Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC), Golden, USA.
Harvard Centroid Moment Tensor Solution (HRV), Harvard, USA.
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