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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 44 km ENE of Musa Khel Bazar, Pakistan

Earthquake location 31.0535S, 70.2269WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Musa Khel Bazar in Pakistan on Wednesday. Event id: us2000k5xx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k5xx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.2269 East, latitude 31.0535 North, depth = 42.44 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.44 km (26 miles). Global time and date of event 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 17:13:52 / March 27, 2019 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:13:52 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dāira Dīn Panāh, Zhob, Kot Sultan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Leiah (c. 79 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Zhob (c. 50 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Taunsa (c. 44 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Karor (c. 25 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Dāira Dīn Panāh (c. 14 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kot Sultan (c. 10 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 44 km ENE of Musa Khel Bazar, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.2269° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.0535° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km ENE 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 2019-03-27 17:13:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-27 18:30:32 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 271 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 3.617 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us2000k5xx Id of event.
Event Code 2000k5xx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k5xx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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