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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Batgram in Pakistan

Earthquake location 34.8368S, 72.8964WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Batgram in Pakistan. The temblor was picked up at 14:06:07 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009me4. Event ids that are associated: us20009me4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.21 km (18 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 09:06:07 / June 14, 2017 @ 9:06 am. Exact location, longitude 72.8964° East, latitude 34.8368° North, depth = 29.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bat Khela (c. 46 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zaida, Harīpur, Tāl.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km NW of Batgram, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.8964° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.8368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NW of Batgram, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-14 09:06:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-14 09:22:47 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 326 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 1.222 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us20009me4 Id of event.
Event Code 20009me4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009me4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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