A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kulachi in Pakistan. Exact location of earthquake, 70.0778° East, 31.7642° North, depth 50.29 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 00:58:00 / February 20, 2016 @ 12:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.29 km (31 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004r8q. Event ids that are associated: us10004r8q. The temblor was picked up at 05:58:00 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Dera Ismāīl Khān (c. 101 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bhakkar (c. 82 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Shorko (c. 67 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Zhob (c. 50 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tānk (c. 38 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kulāchi (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bhakkar, Pahārpur, Dera Ismāīl Khān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km WSW of Kulachi, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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