A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Idgah in Pakistan. Exact location of earthquake, 74.627° East, 35.639° North, depth 40.21 km. Event id: us70006sj8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006sj8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.21 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 17:19:01 / December 30, 2019 @ 5:19 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:19:01 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gilgit (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 38 km NNW of Idgah, Pakistan.
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