A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Topi in Pakistan. Id of earthquake: us70005rvq. Event ids that are associated: us70005rvq. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:44:40 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 07:44:40 / October 8, 2019 @ 7:44 am. Exact location, longitude 72.5671° East, latitude 33.9922° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mardan (c. 300 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Nowshera Cantonment (c. 96 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bat Khela, Pindi Gheb, Kahūta (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 10 km SSW of Topi, Pakistan.
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