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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Sanjwal in Pakistan

Earthquake location 33.5954S, 72.7093WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Sanjwal in Pakistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 05:56:37 / March 21, 2017 @ 5:56 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008tgy. Unique identifier: us20008tgy. Exact location, longitude 72.7093° East, latitude 33.5954° North, depth = 41.54 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:56:37 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.54 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mardan (c. 300 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Chakwāl (c. 101 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mānsehra, Mardan, Kallar Kahār (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km SE of Sanjwal, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.7093° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.5954° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SE of Sanjwal, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-21 05:56:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-21 21:02:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 302 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 0.469 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 us20008tgy Id of event.
Event Code 20008tgy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008tgy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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