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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 22 km ENE of Muzaffarabad, Pakistan

Earthquake location 34.4411S, 73.7036WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.7036° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4411° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ENE of Muzaffarabad, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-02 07:18:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-02 07:51:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 450 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10002mzg Id of event.
Event Code 10002mzg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002mzg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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