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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 37 km NE of Musa Khel Bazar, Pakistan

Earthquake location 31.1199S, 70.0723WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Musa Khel Bazar in Pakistan. Exact location of event, depth 40.14 km, 70.0723° East, 31.1199° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:52:07 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.14 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 20:52:07 / March 20, 2019 @ 8:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000jjhp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjhp.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kulāchi, Kot Sultan, Leiah (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Leiah (c. 79 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Zhob (c. 50 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Taunsa (c. 44 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Karor (c. 25 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kulāchi (c. 22 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kot Sultan (c. 10 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. 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 NE of Musa Khel Bazar, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.0723° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.1199° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NE of Musa Khel Bazar, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-20 20:52:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-20 22:26:45 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 326 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 3.519 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us1000jjhp Id of event.
Event Code 1000jjhp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jjhp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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