A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Gilgit in Pakistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 74.4171° East, 35.7135° North, depth 67.95 km. The temblor was reported at 06:17:31 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60009dbz. Unique identifier: us60009dbz. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.95 km (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 01:17:31 / April 21, 2020 @ 1:17 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Gilgit (c. 10 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gilgit (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km SSE of Gilgit, Pakistan.
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