A 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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