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M4.0 Pisangan Earthquake, Rajasthan

Date:

15 August 2010

Epicentre:

W of Pisangan, Rajasthan

Time:

06:08:52 UTC (11:48:52 IST)

Latitude:

26.400 (IMD)

Longitude:

74.300 (IMD)

Depth:

10 kms (IMD)

Magnitude:

M?=4.0 (IMD)

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A light 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 centr
ed 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 outdoors.

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).


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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