A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Shahdadkot in Pakistan. Id of earthquake: us2000d6ta. Event ids that are associated: us2000d6ta. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.1 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:49:10 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 08:49:10 / February 23, 2018 @ 8:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, 67.7848° East, 27.7877° North, depth 30.1 km.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Lārkāna (c. 364 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Jacobābād (c. 170 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Shikārpur (c. 156 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Kambar (c. 77 500 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Shāhdādkot (c. 75 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ratodero (c. 47 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sethārja Old, Kandiāro, Rānīpur (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km WSW of Shahdadkot, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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