2017 Uttarakhand earthquake

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2017 Uttarakhand earthquake
2017 Uttarakhand earthquake is located in India
2017 Uttarakhand earthquake
UTC time 2017-02-06 17:03:06
ISC event 610198067
USGS-ANSS ComCat
Local date February 6, 2017 (2017-02-06)
Local time 22:33 IST
Magnitude Mw  5.1[1]
Depth 16.1 km (10.0 mi)
Epicenter 30°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 affected India
Casualties 1 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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