A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Dajal in Pakistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003qv5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003qv5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 00:27:42 / October 23, 2015 @ 12:27 am. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:27:42 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.3527° East, 29.6639° North, depth 29.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.42 km (18 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Dera Ghazi Khan (c. 236 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Muzaffargarh (c. 165 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Ahmadpur East (c. 116 600 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Kot Addu (c. 104 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Shujāābād (c. 66 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Jāmpur (c. 63 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Rājanpur (c. 50 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kohlu, Kot Addu, Ahmadpur East. Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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