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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near New Mirpur in Pakistan

Earthquake location 33.1789S, 73.6921WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from New Mirpur in Pakistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 73.6921° East, 33.1789° North, depth 10.63 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.63 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 20:23:35 / September 10, 2020 @ 8:23 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:23:35 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000blew. Event ids that are associated: us7000blew.

Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Gujrāt (c. 301 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sodhra, Wazīrābād, Nawānshahr (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WNW of New Mirpur, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.6921° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km WNW of New Mirpur, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-10 20:23:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-11 13:53:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 0.588 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 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 us7000blew Id of event.
Event Code 7000blew An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000blew, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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