A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Muzaffarabad in Pakistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002mzg. Id of event: us10002mzg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/15 / 2015-07-02 07:18:24 / July 2, 2015 @ 7:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, 73.7036° East, 34.4411° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:18:24 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rawalpindi, Srinagar, Topi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 110 km (69 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km ENE of Muzaffarabad, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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