A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Gilgit in Pakistan. Id of earthquake: us70006sif. Event ids that are associated: us70006sif. Exact location, longitude 74.4399° East, latitude 35.6731° North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:12:37 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 17:12:37 / December 30, 2019 @ 5:12 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gilgit.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km SSE of Gilgit, Pakistan.
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