A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Musa Khel Bazar in Pakistan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.7525 East, latitude 30.9938 North, depth = 28.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.45 km (18 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:53:15 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 00:53:15 / January 12, 2017 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007sqa. Unique identifier: us10007sqa.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Zhob (c. 50 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Taunsa (c. 44 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taunsa, Zhob.
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. 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.
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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: 16 km NNW of Musa Khel Bazar, Pakistan.
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