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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 51 km SW of Idgah, Pakistan

Earthquake location 35.0134S, 74.4597WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Idgah in Pakistan. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:23:56 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70006ymh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006ymh. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 05:23:56 / January 12, 2020 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 74.4597° East, latitude 35.0134° North, depth = 10 km.

Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Bāramūla (c. 77 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sopur (c. 63 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bandipura (c. 32 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gāndarbal (c. 16 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pattan (c. 15 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sumbal (c. 11 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hājan (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gilgit, Pattan, Gāndarbal (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 51 km SW of Idgah, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.4597° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0134° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km SW of Idgah, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-12 05:23:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-12 05:43:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 400 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006ymh Id of event.
Event Code 70006ymh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006ymh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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