A 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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