A 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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