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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Duki in Pakistan

Earthquake location 29.7981S, 68.3094WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Duki in Pakistan on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 68.3094 East, latitude 29.7981 North, depth = 26.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bphd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bphd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.17 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:42:36 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 16:42:36 / September 17, 2020 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Sibi (c. 64 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Loralai (c. 37 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mach (c. 16 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Dādhar (c. 15 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bhāg (c. 14 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kohlu (c. 11 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Harnai (c. 11 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhāg, Mach, Kohlu (min 5000 pop).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km SSW of Duki, Pakistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.3094° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.7981° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46 km SSW of Duki, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-17 16:42:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-17 17:06:09 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 354 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 4.769 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us7000bphd Id of event.
Event Code 7000bphd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bphd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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