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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Jahanian Shah in Pakistan



Earthquake location 31.9299S, 71.9358WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Jahanian Shah in Pakistan on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.34 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fqw. Id of event: us20005fqw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 02:06:07 / April 6, 2016 @ 2:06 am. The temblor was detected at 07:06:07 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.9358 East, latitude 31.9299 North, depth = 26.34 km.

Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Sargodha (c. 542 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Jhang Sadr (c. 341 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Khushāb (c. 102 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Miānwāli (c. 89 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bhakkar (c. 82 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Dullewāla (c. 48 700 pop). Close country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhakkar, Lāliān, Jhang Sadr.

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 35 km WNW of Jahanian Shah, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.9358° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9299° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km WNW of Jahanian Shah, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-06 02:06:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-06 02:38:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 259 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 2.05 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us20005fqw Id of event.
Event Code 20005fqw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005fqw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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