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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Mach in Pakistan

Earthquake location 29.698S, 67.3997WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 67.3997° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.698° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSE of Mach, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-22 19:37:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-22 21:56:21 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 284 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 5.025 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us10008jtj Id of event.
Event Code 10008jtj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008jtj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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