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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Jhelum in Pakistan

Earthquake location 32.8536S, 73.6478WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Jhelum in Pakistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 10:32:53 / October 18, 2019 @ 10:32 am. The temblor was picked up at 15:32:53 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.94 km (27 miles). Event id: us70005vdm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vdm. Exact location of event, depth 43.94 km, 73.6478° East, 32.8536° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gujrānwāla (c. 1 384 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sialkot (c. 477 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Gujrāt (c. 301 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rawalpindi, Kāleke Mandi, Liliāni (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of Jhelum, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.6478° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.8536° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW of Jhelum, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-18 10:32:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-18 11:11:41 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 340 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 4.19 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us70005vdm Id of event.
Event Code 70005vdm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005vdm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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