A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Mach in Pakistan. Exact location of event, longitude 67.3997 East, latitude 29.698 North, depth = 17.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008jtj. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008jtj. Global time and date of event 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 19:37:37 / April 22, 2017 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.68 km (11 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:37:37 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Quetta (c. 733 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kot Malik (c. 69 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Sibi (c. 64 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mastung (c. 29 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Mach (c. 16 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Dādhar (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alik Ghund, Bhāg, Harnai (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SSE of Mach, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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