A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Dadhar in Pakistan on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.06 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:23:31 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 67.2024 East, latitude 29.1283 North, depth = 20.06 km. Event id: us20008u6b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008u6b. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 01:23:31 / March 24, 2017 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mach, Mastung, Sibi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Sibi (c. 64 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mastung (c. 29 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kalāt (c. 26 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mach (c. 16 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dādhar (c. 15 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bhāg (c. 14 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km SW of Dadhar, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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