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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Khuzdar in Pakistan

Earthquake location 27.7124S, 66.0687WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Khuzdar in Pakistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 16:18:30 / March 28, 2016 @ 4:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.86 km (20 miles). Unique identifier: us20005cws. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005cws. Exact location of event, longitude 66.0687 East, latitude 27.7124 North, depth = 31.86 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:18:30 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Sūrāb (c. 13 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sūrāb (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 56 km W of Khuzdar, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 66.0687° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.7124° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km W of Khuzdar, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-28 16:18:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-28 17:14:54 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 326 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 7.268 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us20005cws Id of event.
Event Code 20005cws An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005cws, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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