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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Dera Ghazi Khan in Pakistan

Earthquake location 29.9273S, 70.2681WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Dera Ghazi Khan in Pakistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.07 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:24:06 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 21:24:06 / August 20, 2018 @ 9:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjhn. Id of event: us1000gjhn. Exact location of earthquake, 70.2681° East, 29.9273° North, depth 25.07 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muzaffargarh, Kot Addu, Alīpur (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Dera Ghazi Khan (c. 236 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Muzaffargarh (c. 165 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kot Addu (c. 104 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Jāmpur (c. 63 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Jatoi Shimāli (c. 47 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Alīpur (c. 33 600 pop). Close country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km WSW of Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.2681° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.9273° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km WSW of Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-20 21:24:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-05 23:36:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 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 259 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 4.506 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us1000gjhn Id of event.
Event Code 1000gjhn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gjhn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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