A 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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