A 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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