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Moderate earthquake 5.5 mag, 15 km SSW of Alik Ghund, Pakistan

Earthquake location 30.3638S, 67.4589WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Alik Ghund in Pakistan on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.05 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cet5. Event ids that are associated: us7000cet5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 02:56:55 / November 14, 2020 @ 2:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 12.05 km, 67.4589° East, 30.3638° North. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:56:55 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Quetta (c. 733 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kot Malik (c. 69 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Sibi (c. 64 100 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Loralai (c. 37 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Mastung (c. 29 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pishin (c. 24 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mach (c. 16 900 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Dādhar (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Duki, Loralai, Dādhar (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km SSW of Alik Ghund, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 67.4589° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.3638° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km SSW of Alik Ghund, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-14 02:56:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-14 03:15:06 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 465 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 4.374 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cet5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cet5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cet5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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