A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Jhelum in Pakistan on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 10:25:54 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005xep. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005xep. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 05:25:54 / October 6, 2019 @ 5:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude 73.6624 East, latitude 32.8906 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Gujrāt (c. 301 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mandi Bahāuddīn (c. 129 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Wazīrābād (c. 102 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kotli Lohārān, Bhera, Bhopālwāla. Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km SW of Jhelum, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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