A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Batgram in Pakistan. Event id: us10004a65. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004a65. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:03 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 73.0646° East, latitude 34.988° North, depth = 39.89 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 00:07:03 / December 29, 2015 @ 12:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.89 km (25 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tāl (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Baffa (c. 14 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abbottābād, Tāl, Muzaffarābād (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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