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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Kulachi in Pakistan

Earthquake location 31.7642S, 70.0778WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.0778° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7642° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km WSW of Kulachi, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-20 00:58:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-20 01:15:53 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 298 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 2.901 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us10004r8q Id of event.
Event Code 10004r8q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004r8q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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