A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Surab in Pakistan. Exact location of event, depth 10.96 km, 65.9996° East, 27.9781° North. The temblor was reported at 22:40:45 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000bdq8. Event ids that are associated: us6000bdq8. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.96 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 22:40:45 / August 12, 2020 @ 10:40 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khārān, Sūrāb. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Khārān (c. 30 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sūrāb (c. 13 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km SSW of Surab, Pakistan.
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