2017 Uttarakhand earthquake

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2017 Uttarakhand earthquake
2017 Uttarakhand earthquake is located in India
2017 Uttarakhand earthquake
UTC time2017-02-06 17:03:06
ISC event610198067
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateFebruary 6, 2017 (2017-02-06)
Local time22:33 IST
MagnitudeMw   5.1[1]
Depth16.1 km (10.0 mi)
Epicenter30°39′14″N 79°09′54″E / 30.654°N 79.165°E / 30.654; 79.165Coordinates: 30°39′14″N 79°09′54″E / 30.654°N 79.165°E / 30.654; 79.165
Areas affectedIndia
Casualties1 injured

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck India, at depth of 16.1 km (10 mi), near Rudraprayag district in the state of Uttarakhand on February 6, 2017. Tremors were felt continuously for thirty seconds in national capital Delhi NCR and neighbouring Gurgaon, Punjab and other parts of north India.[2][3] One person was injured, with panic scenes around the epicenter. Many cracks in buildings were reported.[4]

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  1. ^ "M 5.1 - 36km NW of Pipalkoti, India". United States Geological Survey. February 6, 2016. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  2. ^ "5.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Uttarakhand, Tremors Felt In Delhi, Punjab, North India". NDTV. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 jolts Delhi-NCR and northern parts of India". Abplive.in. February 6, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "After quake, parties rush to assure support in Rudraprayag". Hindustan Times. February 7, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2017.

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