A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Chilas in Pakistan. Exact location of event, longitude 74.255 East, latitude 35.444 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/16 / 2016-06-21 16:47:15 / June 21, 2016 @ 4:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:47:15 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200066k5. Unique identifier: us200066k5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gilgit.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ENE of Chilas, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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