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ALERT: 6.8 earthquake, Sikkim, India. Sep 18 6:10pm at epicenter (10m ago, 64km NW of Gangtok, depth 10km)


  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 6.8 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time
  • Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 12:40:47 UTC
  • Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 06:10:47 PM at epicenter
Location 27.764°N, 88.181°E
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
Region SIKKIM, INDIA
Distances
  • 64 km (40 miles) NW (318°) from Gangtok, Sikkim, India
  • 121 km (75 miles) NNW (348°) from Shiliguri, West Bengal, India
  • 143 km (89 miles) E (92°) from Namche Bazar, Nepal
  • 157 km (97 miles) W (280°) from THIMPHU, Bhutan
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST= 25, Nph=0, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp= 54°,
M-type=”moment” magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=B
Source
Event ID pt11261000

Source

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  • Koel

    Tremors felt in Vaishali, Ghaziabad.
    We felt really strong tremors in high rise buildings specially on the top floors.
    Doors, window blinds were swaying for a good approx 2 mins…
    No damage.
    Felt similar to the one on 7th September at night.
    Hope everyone’s fine.

  • SUBHODWIP ROY

    WE FELT A STRONG TREMORS AT LALBAGH (MURSHIDABAD) IN WESTBENGAL AT AROUND 6.15 PM.PEOPLE RUSHES FRM THR HOUSES TO VACANT PLACES. TO DAMAGE .

  • Anonymous

    hello,
    sway of bedding is carried out for a min,,
    tremors are high..xpect not to see or feel again,,