A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Dir in Pakistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 05:50:18 / February 28, 2020 @ 5:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 57.34 km, 71.8553° East, 35.2896° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.34 km (36 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:50:18 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600085v8. Event ids that are associated: us600085v8.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pārūn, Asadābād, Bat Khela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Asadābād (c. 48 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bat Khela (c. 46 100 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Dīr (c. 29 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tāl (c. 29 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Āsmār (c. 15 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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