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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Athmuqam in Pakistan

Earthquake location 34.3507S, 74.021WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.021° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3507° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SSE of Athmuqam, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-21 19:37:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-22 04:32:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 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 271 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 0.937 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us2000gaw5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000gaw5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gaw5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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