A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Dadhar in Pakistan. The temblor was detected at 08:13:31 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.93 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8q9. Unique identifier: us6000c8q9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 08:13:31 / October 16, 2020 @ 8:13 am. Exact location, longitude 67.5585° East, latitude 29.612° North, depth = 18.93 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kot Malik, Quetta, Mastung (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Quetta (c. 733 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kot Malik (c. 69 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Sibi (c. 64 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mastung (c. 29 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mach (c. 16 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Dādhar (c. 15 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 17 km NNW of Dadhar, Pakistan.
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