Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake – 9.8 km southwest of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, on Friday, Jul 21, 2023 at 4:09 am

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck near Jaipur district, Rajasthan, India, reported only 23 minutes ago by India\’s National Center for Seismology (NCS), the main national agency monitoring seismic activity in the region. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter on Friday, July 21st, 2023, at 3:39 am . Please note that the exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake may be subject to revision as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their reports.
Based on preliminary seismic data, the earthquake was likely felt by many people in the vicinity of the epicenter. However, it should not have caused significant damage, aside from potential minor incidents like objects falling from shelves and broken windows.

In Jaipur population 2,711,800, located 10 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been experienced as light shaking. In nearby towns like Basi (population 21,100), Sāmbhar (population 22,800), Manoharpur (population 28,900), and Rīngas (population 25,200), which are 35 km, 51 km, 53 km, and 55 km away from the epicenter, respectively, weak shaking might have been felt.

Other towns or cities near the epicenter, such as Niwai (population 35,100) located 62 km away, Shāhpura (population 33,300) 62 km away, and Dausa (population 73,000) 63 km away, may have experienced the quake as very weak shaking.

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