A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Musa Khel Bazar in Pakistan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007hjw. Id of event: us60007hjw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 20:57:53 / January 27, 2020 @ 8:57 pm. Exact location, longitude 69.9104° East, latitude 31.0091° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:57:53 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taunsa, Zhob. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Zhob (c. 50 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Taunsa (c. 44 900 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 six 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km NNE of Musa Khel Bazar, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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