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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Chakwal in Pakistan

Earthquake location 33.2447S, 72.7709WA 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km NNW of Chakwal, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.7709° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2447° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km NNW of Chakwal, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-24 14:16:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-24 14:55:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 328 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 0.58 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 248 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 us10007c3e Id of event.
Event Code 10007c3e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007c3e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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