A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from New Mirpur in Pakistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 07:01:26 / September 26, 2019 @ 7:01 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lie. Id of event: us70005lie. The temblor was reported at 12:01:26 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 73.7294° East, 33.1606° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gujrāt (c. 301 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mandi Bahāuddīn (c. 129 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akhnūr, Hadāli, Sambriāl.
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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km WNW of New Mirpur, Pakistan.
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