A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Gilgit in Pakistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.99 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006sjv. Event ids that are associated: us70006sjv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 17:50:02 / December 30, 2019 @ 5:50 pm. Exact location, longitude 74.5742° East, latitude 35.6438° North, depth = 44.99 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:50:02 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gilgit (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 39 km SE of Gilgit, Pakistan.
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