A 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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