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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 36 km WNW of Dajal, Pakistan



Earthquake location 29.7088S, 70.0371WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Dajal in Pakistan on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000agek. Id of event: us2000agek. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:01 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 22:41:01 / September 5, 2017 @ 10:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 29.19 km, 70.0371° East, 29.7088° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.19 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alīpur, Jatoi Shimāli, Kohlu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Dera Ghazi Khan (c. 236 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Jāmpur (c. 63 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rājanpur (c. 50 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Jatoi Shimāli (c. 47 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Alīpur (c. 33 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Dājal (c. 17 600 pop).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 36 km WNW of Dajal, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.0371° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.7088° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km WNW of Dajal, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-05 22:41:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-05 23:03:22 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 298 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 7.917 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us2000agek Id of event.
Event Code 2000agek An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000agek, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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