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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Dasu in Pakistan



Earthquake location 35.6473S, 73.6051WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Dasu in Pakistan. Exact location, longitude 73.6051° East, latitude 35.6473° North, depth = 60.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:02:24 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006mh6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mh6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.76 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 18:02:24 / September 6, 2016 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT.

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 Gilgit. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop).

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. Every 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km NE of Dasu, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.6051° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6473° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km NE of Dasu, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-06 18:02:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-06 21:16:37 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 284 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 2.445 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 227 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 us10006mh6 Id of event.
Event Code 10006mh6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006mh6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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