A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kahuta in Pakistan on Tuesday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:03 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 11:47:03 / April 10, 2018 @ 11:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.92 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 30.92 km, 73.4652° East, 33.5112° North. Id of earthquake: us2000dxsa. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxsa.
Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uri, Bhimbar, Khalābat. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 11 km SE of Kahuta, Pakistan.
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