A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Idgah in Pakistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/19 / 2019-12-31 00:52:51 / December 31, 2019 @ 12:52 am. Unique identifier: us70006ss4. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006ss4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 74.716° East, latitude 35.6732° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:52:51 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gilgit (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 38 km NNW of Idgah, Pakistan.
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