A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Gilgit in Pakistan. Global time and date of event 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 17:28:26 / December 30, 2019 @ 5:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70007063. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007063. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:28:26 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 74.5835° East, 35.7053° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gilgit. Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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