A 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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