A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Gilgit in Pakistan on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 07:16:25 / February 17, 2020 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 74.5291° East, latitude 35.6065° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:16:25 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007u9h. Event ids that are associated: us70007u9h.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gilgit (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SSE of Gilgit, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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