A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Athmuqam in Pakistan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gaw5. Id of event: us2000gaw5. Exact location of event, depth 46.35 km, 74.021° East, 34.3507° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.35 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 19:37:46 / July 21, 2018 @ 7:37 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:07:46 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kotli, Tsrār Sharīf, Haveliān (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Srinagar (c. 975 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Soyībug (c. 104 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 27 km SSE of Athmuqam, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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