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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Athmuqam in Pakistan

Earthquake location 34.7017S, 74.1582WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Athmuqam in Pakistan on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 09:00:01 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/15 / 2015-07-09 03:30:01 / July 9, 2015 @ 3:30 am. Exact location, longitude 74.1582° East, latitude 34.7017° North, depth = 61.58 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.58 km (38 miles). Unique identifier: us20002w84. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002w84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bandipura (c. 32 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baffa, Srinagar, Soyībug (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ENE of Athmuqam, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.1582° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km ENE of Athmuqam, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-09 03:30:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-09 04:11:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 1.281 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us20002w84 Id of event.
Event Code 20002w84 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002w84, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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