A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Chitral in Pakistan on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 21:41:07 / April 4, 2017 @ 9:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.03 km (63 miles). Exact location, longitude 71.3585° East, latitude 36.132° North, depth = 102.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:41:07 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eet. Id of event: us10008eet. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Pārūn, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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