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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag was detected near New Mirpur in Pakistan

Earthquake location 33.1316S, 73.7792WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from New Mirpur in Pakistan on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005mqp. Unique identifier: us60005mqp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 73.7792° East, latitude 33.1316° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:01:55 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 11:01:55 / September 24, 2019 @ 11:01 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hāfizābād, Shupīyan, Arnīa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Gujrānwāla (c. 1 384 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Sialkot (c. 477 400 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Jammu (c. 465 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Gujrāt (c. 301 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 1 km SE of New Mirpur, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.7792° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SE of New Mirpur, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-24 11:01:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-24 11:21:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 31 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.7 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 538 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 0.671 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us60005mqp Id of event.
Event Code 60005mqp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005mqp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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