A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Pahalgam in India on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 04/10/16 / 2016-10-04 14:19:24 / October 4, 2016 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 75.4705° East, latitude 33.9164° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 19:49:24 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20007dpw. Unique identifier: us20007dpw.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kargil, Hājan, Pattan. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Anantnāg (c. 79 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Bijbiāra (c. 24 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pulwama (c. 20 100 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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