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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Nazir Town in Pakistan

Earthquake location 33.2571S, 73.5883WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nazir Town in Pakistan. Exact location, longitude 73.5883° East, latitude 33.2571° North, depth = 34.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ajnr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajnr. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:42:24 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.29 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 20:42:24 / July 7, 2020 @ 8:42 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gujrāt (c. 301 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mandi Bahāuddīn (c. 129 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phālia, Jalālpur, Pind Dādan Khān.

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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 11 km ESE of Nazir Town, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.5883° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2571° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km ESE of Nazir Town, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-07 20:42:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-07 22:18:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.474 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ajnr Id of event.
Event Code 7000ajnr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ajnr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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