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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Sharqpur in Pakistan

Earthquake location 31.4349S, 74.0583WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sharqpur in Pakistan on Saturday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:21:13 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 12:21:13 / September 1, 2018 @ 12:21 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000h6g5. Event ids that are associated: us2000h6g5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 74.0583 East, latitude 31.4349 North, depth = 59.49 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.49 km (37 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Lahore (c. 6 310 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Gujrānwāla (c. 1 384 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Amritsar (c. 1 092 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Sheikhupura (c. 361 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kasūr (c. 290 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Shahkot (c. 200 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guru Har Sahāi, Baddomalhi, Jhumra (min 5000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Sharqpur, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.0583° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.4349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SW of Sharqpur, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-01 12:21:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-01 12:52:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 237 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 2.307 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 183 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 us2000h6g5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000h6g5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h6g5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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