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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Sanjwal in Pakistan

Earthquake location 33.7639S, 72.5744WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Sanjwal in Pakistan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ghgd. Id of event: us2000ghgd. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:37:55 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.5744 East, latitude 33.7639 North, depth = 36.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.25 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/18 / 2018-07-30 18:37:55 / July 30, 2018 @ 6:37 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daultāla, Kahūta, Murree. Close country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Mardan (c. 300 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km E of Sanjwal, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.5744° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.7639° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Sanjwal, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-30 18:37:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-30 21:58:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 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 179 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 0.589 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 217 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ghgd Id of event.
Event Code 2000ghgd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ghgd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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