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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Sibi in Pakistan

Earthquake location 29.4226S, 68.1576WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Sibi in Pakistan. The temblor was detected at 00:14:51 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). 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 25.03 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, depth 25.03 km, 68.1576° East, 29.4226° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d2fq. Id of event: us1000d2fq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 19:14:51 / March 9, 2018 @ 7:14 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Sibi (c. 64 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Dādhar (c. 15 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bhāg (c. 14 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Harnai (c. 11 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Duki (c. 6 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Duki, Harnai, Bhāg (min 5000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km ESE of Sibi, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.1576° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.4226° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km ESE of Sibi, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-09 19:14:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-09 20:17:29 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 284 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 5.158 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us1000d2fq Id of event.
Event Code 1000d2fq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d2fq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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