Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, 294 km southeast of Amalāpuram, India, on 2021-04 ...

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, 294 km southeast of Amalāpuram, India, on 2021-04-30 02:31:55 IST

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Apr 21:09 UTC: First to report: NCS after 7 minutes.

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Date & time: 29 Apr 2021 21:01:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-30 02:31:55 IST
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.7709°N / 84.0144°E (Bay of Bengal, India)
Nearby towns and cities:
291 km (181 mi) SE of Yanam (pop: 36,900) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SE of Amalāpuram (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) SE of Kākināda (pop: 292,900) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) SE of Bhīmavaram (pop: 143,000) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SSE of Vizag (pop: 1,063,200) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) SSE of Gajuwaka (pop: 258,900) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) SE of Rajahmundry (pop: 304,800) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) ESE of Machilipatnam (pop: 192,800) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) SE of Tādepallegūdem (pop: 108,200) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) ENE of Chennai (pop: 4,328,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info

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Magnitude Depth Location Source
5.2 10 km 310km SE of Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India NCS

User reports for this quake (3)

chennai / not felt

959.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

TINSUKIA (1561.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short

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