A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Athmuqam in Pakistan on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.28 km (9 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:55:01 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 21:55:01 / September 30, 2016 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20007dje. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007dje. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 73.7603 East, latitude 34.4341 North, depth = 14.28 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khalābat, Harīpur, Sumbal. Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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