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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Dadhar in Pakistan



Earthquake location 29.1283S, 67.2024WA 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.

Questions or comments?

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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 67.2024° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.1283° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km SW of Dadhar, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-24 01:23:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-24 01:41:56 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 369 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 5.618 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us20008u6b Id of event.
Event Code 20008u6b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008u6b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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