A 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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