A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Bela in Pakistan. Exact location, longitude 65.9699° East, latitude 26.7424° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w0v. Id of event: us10007w0v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:51:01 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 08:51:01 / January 29, 2017 @ 8:51 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bela (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Bela (c. 20 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km NNW of Bela, Pakistan.
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