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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Baffa in Pakistan



Earthquake location 34.6529S, 73.413WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Baffa in Pakistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.86 km (15 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:12:31 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000984s. Unique identifier: us1000984s. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 10:12:31 / July 8, 2017 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 23.86 km, 73.413° East, 34.6529° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bāramūla, Topi, Mingora (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Rāwala Kot (c. 50 000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km NE of Baffa, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.413° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6529° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NE of Baffa, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-08 10:12:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-08 10:44:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 341 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 1.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us1000984s Id of event.
Event Code 1000984s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000984s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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