A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Batgram in Pakistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006jl2. Event ids that are associated: us10006jl2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.937 East, latitude 34.6529 North, depth = 28.25 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.25 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 08:19:52 / September 2, 2016 @ 8:19 am. The temblor was reported at 13:19:52 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mardan (c. 300 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mardan, Murree, Hazro (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 9 km WSW of Batgram, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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