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M3.3 Rasgan-Khairthal Earthquake

Date:

7 April 2010

Epicentre:

E of Rasgan, Rajasthan

Time:

07:05:31 UTC (12:35:31 IST)

Latitude:

27.800 N (IMD)

Longitude:

76.700 E (IMD)

Depth:

22.0 kms (IMD)

Magnitude:

M?=3.3 (IMD)

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A mild earthquake (M3.0-3.9 termed as mild) struck Alwar district in Rajasthan near the village of Rasgan on 7 April 2010 at 12:35 PM local time. It had a magnitude of M?=3.3 and was felt in several parts of Alwar district.

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The earthquake was centr
ed 0.5 kms SE of Rasgan (Rajasthan), India,
4.1 kms W of Khairthal (Rajasthan), India,
8 kms SE of Mundawar (Rajasthan), India,
15 kms ENE of Harsora (Rajasthan), India,
26.4 kms N of Alwar (Rajasthan), India,
43.5 kms NE of Narayanpur (Rajasthan), India,
55.2 kms SE of Narnaul (Haryana), India,
83.5 kms SW of Gurgaon (Haryana), India,
126 kms NE of Jaipur (Rajasthan), India.

Minor damage was reported from Khairthal where the wall of the police station in the village developed cracks. A BSNL telephone tower was observed to shake as a result of the shock on Mator Road in Khairthal. People went outdoors when the tremors struck Khairthal and Sandawaas. At Kishengarh, doors and windows were heard rattling. At Lacchmangarh, people were frightened and went outdoors. Tremors were also felt at Mundawar and in the villages of Beersangbaas, Golaheda and Moonpur in the Baluwas area. Most people who felt the earthquake initially mistook it for the passing of a heavy vehicle or blamed it on heavy machinery. Tremors were also felt indoors at Alwar by several people. This earthquake was also perceptible at Bhiwadi, Malakhera, Tapukrah and Tiljara. There are no reports of this earthquake being felt in southern Haryana.


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

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