A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Athmuqam in Pakistan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 07:17:15 / December 27, 2016 @ 7:17 am. The temblor was detected at 12:17:15 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.03 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 73.7599° East, 34.4738° North, depth 49.03 km. Unique identifier: us10007mzk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007mzk.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Harīpur, Khalābat, Sumbal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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