A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Chakwal in Pakistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 14:16:37 / November 24, 2016 @ 2:16 pm. Unique identifier: us10007c3e. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007c3e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.02 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:16:37 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 72.7709 East, latitude 33.2447 North, depth = 35.02 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haveliān, Jhelum, Zaida (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chakwāl (c. 101 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Attock City (c. 85 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Gūjar Khān (c. 69 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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