earthquake (M4.0-4.9 termed as light) struck
Ajmer district in Rajasthan on 15 August 2010
at 22:42 PM local time. It had a magnitude of M?=4.0
and was widely felt in the district of Ajmer as well as in
the neighbouring districts of Nagaur and Pali.
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The earthquake was centred
8 kms W of Pisangan (Rajasthan), India,
15 kms SSE of Rian (Rajasthan), India,
27 kms SW of Pushkar (Rajasthan), India,
33.6 kms W of Ajmer (Rajasthan), India,
34.3 kms N of Beawar (Rajasthan), India,
43.3 kms WNW of Nasirabad (Rajasthan), India,
67 kms NNE of Bali (Rajasthan), India,
128 kms E of Jodhpur (Rajasthan), India,
160 kms WSW of Jaipur (Rajasthan), India.
In Ajmer, people ran
outdoors when the tremors lasting 10-seconds struck. A few
buildings developed cracks. Tremors accompanied by a rumbling
sound akin to a steam roller were also felt at Beawar, Pushkar,
Masuda, Pisangan, Govindgarh, Kharwa, Bandanwada sending people
In the Rajbawada area,
Pali district, people went outdoors in fear including students who
were attending Independence Day celebrations in their schools.
Elsewhere in Pali, tremors were felt at Baluda, Bhanjakudi,
Jaitaran and Jasangadh. The Jaipur-Bandra express was halted for
10-minutes at Sendra. In Nagaur district, tremors were felt in
villages in the Riyabandi area.
A mild aftershock was
felt in Ajmer district at 18:45 PM IST (15:15 UTC).
01) India Meteorological Department (IMD),
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