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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Chilas in Pakistan

Earthquake location 35.0785S, 74.1359WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Chilas in Pakistan on Tuesday. Event id: us2000jdp4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jdp4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 16:47:09 / February 5, 2019 @ 4:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.76 km (25 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:47:09 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 40.76 km, 74.1359° East, 35.0785° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pattan, Sumbal, Muzaffarābād (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bandipura (c. 32 000 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Pattan (c. 15 000 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Sumbal (c. 11 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Hājan (c. 10 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km S of Chilas, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.1359° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0785° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km S of Chilas, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-05 16:47:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-05 17:18:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 439 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 1.594 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 19 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000jdp4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jdp4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jdp4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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