A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Sehwan in Pakistan on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 11:45:06 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 67.86° East, 26.2563° North, depth 32.44 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.44 km (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 06:45:06 / March 18, 2017 @ 6:45 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008syn. Unique identifier: us20008syn.
Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Nawābshāh (c. 229 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Dadu (c. 139 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moro (c. 76 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shāhdādpur (c. 67 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hāla (c. 47 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Sehwān (c. 41 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Matiāri, Khairpur Nathan Shāh, Karaundi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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