A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Pasni in Pakistan. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:02:37 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 11:02:37 / February 8, 2017 @ 11:02 am. Exact location of event, longitude 63.3072 East, latitude 25.1249 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ig4. Id of event: us20008ig4.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Turbat, Gwadar, Pasni (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Turbat (c. 75 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Gwadar (c. 51 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Pasni (c. 33 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km SW of Pasni, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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