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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Sehwan in Pakistan



Earthquake location 26.2563S, 67.86WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km S of Sehwan, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 67.86° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.2563° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km S of Sehwan, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-18 06:45:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-18 07:06:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 298 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 8.32 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008syn Id of event.
Event Code 20008syn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008syn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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