A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Athmuqam in Pakistan on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 73.9552 East, latitude 34.9064 North, depth = 25.12 km. Event id: us100041q3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100041q3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:40:37 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.12 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/11/15 / 2015-11-27 11:40:37 / November 27, 2015 @ 11:40 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupwāra, Pattan, Sumbal. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bandipura (c. 32 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Pattan (c. 15 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kupwāra (c. 14 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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