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M4.3 Dudhai Earthquake, 2011

Date:

11 September 2011

Epicentre:

ENE of Dudhai, Kachchh

Time:

14:33:46 UTC (20:03:46 IST)

Latitude:

23.329 N (ISR)

Longitude:

70.150 E (ISR)

Depth:

30.3 kms (ISR)

Magnitude:

M?=4.3 (ISR), 3.4 (IMD)

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A light earthquake (M4.0-4.9 termed as "light") occurred in the Kachchh region of Gujarat, India, on 11 September 2011 at 20:03 PM local time in India. It had a magnitude of M?=4.3 and was widely felt in central and eastern Kachchh. The epicentre reported by the ISR in Gandhinagar places the earthquake near to village of Dudhai.

This earthquake was centre
d 2.3 kms ENE of Dudhai (Gujarat), India,
21 kms W of Bhachau (Gujarat), India,
27.4 kms NNE of Anjar (Gujarat), India,
30 kms N of Gandhidham (Gujarat), India,
50.8 kms ENE of Bhuj (Gujarat), India,
57 kms WSW of Rapar (Gujarat), India,
88 kms NW of Morbi (Gujarat), India,
95.8 kms N of Jamnagar (Gujarat), India,
251 kms W of Ahmedabad (Gujarat), India.

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Shaking from this earthquake frightened people at Vamka near Bhachau. In Bhachau, people were frightened as well and went outdoors. Tremors were also felt strongly at Kukma in Bhuj taluka. The earthquake was accompanied by a loud rumbling noise that was most distinctly heard at Ahirpatti and Gamdau. A few houses also developed cracks in the village of Mankuwa, located to the west of Bhuj. In Adipur, Bhuj and Gandhidham people went outdoors. In Bhuj, it was felt at the Mundra relocation site, the RTO relocation site, on Hospital Road and at Lal Tekdi. In Gandhidham, the tremor was felt distinctly in multi-storied buildings. Elsewhere in Kachchh, tremors were also felt in Amarasar, Bhangadi, Dhamadhka, Gamdau, Kandla, Lakadia, Laliana, Ner, Kado, Rapar, Samakhiali, Shikarpur, Surajbari and Vondh.


References
01) Institute of Seismological Research (ISR), Gandhinagar, India.
02
) India Meteorological Department (IMD), New Delhi, India.
03) Macroseismic information has been compiled by the ASC from reports by local media and local NGO personnel.

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