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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Athmuqam in Pakistan

Earthquake location 34.9064S, 73.9552WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km N of Athmuqam, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.9552° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9064° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km N 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 2015-11-27 11:40:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-27 12:15:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 369 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 1.375 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us100041q3 Id of event.
Event Code 100041q3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100041q3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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