mild earthquake struck the
district of Gautambudhnagar in western Uttar Pradesh, India,
on 18 October 2007 at 11:24
AM local time. It had a magnitude
of M?=3.6 and
caused minor damage in the epicentral region.
The earthquake was centred
4 kms N of Rabupura (Uttar Pradesh), India,
4.6 kms SE of Dankaur (Uttar Pradesh), India,
16.9 kms WSW of Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), India,
18.9 kms E of Faridabad (Haryana), India,
27.2 kms SE of Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), India,
32.8 kms SE of Connaught Place (Delhi), India,
37.3 kms ESE of Gurgaon (Haryana), India,
48.3 kms SSW of Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), India.
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Minor damage to several houses at Bilaspur, Dankaur, Jhaajar,
Kakod and Khapura in the rural parts of Gautambudhnagar, Uttar
Pradesh. Part of a wall of a school is believed to have collapsed
at Jhaajar. People ran outdoors at Dankaur and a few school
students suffered minor injuries in a stampede. The ceiling of the
NCR Kanya Inter College cracked at Bilaspur. Light tremors were
also felt in multi-storied buildings in the greater Noida
area in Uttar Pradesh as well as in parts of Faridabad in Haryana. Tremors were not felt in the Delhi,
Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC), Golden, USA.
Harvard Centroid Moment Tensor Solution (HRV), Harvard, USA.
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