A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Upper Dir in Pakistan on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.82 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:10:55 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cckz. Unique identifier: us6000cckz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 12:10:55 / October 24, 2020 @ 12:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.9881 East, latitude 35.2447 North, depth = 66.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Asadābād, Bat Khela, Mingora (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Asadābād (c. 48 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bat Khela (c. 46 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Dīr (c. 29 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tāl (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Āsmār (c. 15 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km ENE of Upper Dir, Pakistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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