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Strong earthquake, 6.3 mag was detected near Pasni in Pakistan

Earthquake location 25.208S, 63.2445WA earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Pasni in Pakistan on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 63.2445 East, latitude 25.208 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ic7. Id of event: us20008ic7. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:03:54 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 22:03:54 / February 7, 2017 @ 10:03 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Turbat (c. 75 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gwadar (c. 51 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Pasni (c. 33 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gwadar, Turbat, Pasni (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 135 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WSW of Pasni, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 63.2445° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.208° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km WSW of Pasni, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-07 22:03:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-07 22:24:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 8 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 611 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 6.389 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008ic7 Id of event.
Event Code 20008ic7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008ic7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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