A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Gilgit in Pakistan. The temblor was detected at 04:11:58 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 74.5363° East, 35.6198° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007vxz. Event ids that are associated: us70007vxz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 23:11:58 / February 18, 2020 @ 11:11 pm.
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gilgit. Close country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km SSE of Gilgit, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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