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 centred
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.
India Meteorological Department (IMD),
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