A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Skardu in Pakistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 03:52:10 / October 8, 2020 @ 3:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c80y. Id of event: us6000c80y. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:52:10 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.43 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 75.4717 East, latitude 35.0808 North, depth = 51.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kargil (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Kargil (c. 13 800 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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