A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Rawalpindi in Pakistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 07:58:51 / August 28, 2020 @ 7:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 28.7 km (18 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:58:51 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.7529 East, latitude 33.36 North, depth = 28.7 km. Id of earthquake: us7000be7y. Event ids that are associated: us7000be7y.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akora, Pind Dādan Khān, Swābi (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Chakwāl (c. 101 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Attock City (c. 85 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Gūjar Khān (c. 69 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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