A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Rawalpindi in Pakistan on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 73.0028° East, latitude 33.5862° North, depth = 30.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:24:52 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ac8j. Event ids that are associated: us2000ac8j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.89 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 12:24:52 / August 27, 2017 @ 12:24 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 6 km (4 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chakwāl (c. 101 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muzaffarābād, Baffa, Choa Saidān Shāh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km WSW of Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
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