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M3.0 Bagpat-Meerut Earthquake

Date:

7 June 2010

Epicentre:

NW of Jaula, U.P.

Time:

17:12:42 UTC (22:42:42 IST)

Latitude:

29.300 (IMD)

Longitude:

77.400 (IMD)

Depth:

10 kms (IMD)

Magnitude:

M?=3.0 (IMD)

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A mild earthquake (M3.0-3.9 termed as light) struck Muzaffarnagar district in western Uttar Pradesh on 7 June 2010 at 22:42 PM local time. It had a magnitude of M?=3.0 and was widely felt in the district of Bagpat as well as several neighbouring areas.

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The earthquake was centr
ed 2 kms NW of Jaula (Uttar Pradesh), India,
7.4 kms WNW of Budhana (Uttar Pradesh), India,
14.5 kms SSW of Sisauli (Uttar Pradesh), India,
32.2 kms W of Khatauli (Uttar Pradesh), India,
34.3 kms SW of Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), India,
42.9 kms E of Panipat (Haryana), India,
43 kms NNE of Bagpat (Uttar Pradesh), India,
50 kms NNE of Sonepat (Haryana), India,
70 kms N of Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), India,
75.7 kms NNE of Connaught Place (Delhi), India,
79.5 kms N of Noida (Uttar Pradesh), India.

Strong tremors were felt in Bagpat district. In Baghpat, loose objects and utensils fell down while people who were asleep were woken up. Several people ran outdoors and remained in the open for a while even though the tremors had subsided. Tremors were also felt  strongly at Khekra though not as severely at Baraut. At Kakkarkheda, an eyewitness felt dizzy during the earthquake but didn't associate it with the tremor until hearing about it on the news. Light tremors were felt in Ghaziabad, Meerut and Noida as well as in parts of eastern Delhi such as Preet Vihar and Shahdara. Oddly, there were no reports of the earthquake being felt in Muzaffarnagar district where the India Meteorological Department located the event.


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

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