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M3.6 Rabupura Earthquake, 2007


18 October 2007


N of Rabupura, U.P.


05:54:41 UTC (11:24:51 IST)


28.300 N (IMD)


77.600 E (IMD)


5.6 kms (IMD)


M? 3.6 (IMD)

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A 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 centr
ed 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, or Gurgaon metropolitan areas.

01) National Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC), Golden, USA.
Harvard Centroid Moment Tensor Solution (HRV), Harvard, USA.
Macroseismic information has been compiled by the ASC from reports by local media and local NGO personnel.

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