A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Battagram in Pakistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 14:29:31 / December 27, 2020 @ 2:29 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 73.1544 East, latitude 34.6475 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6er. Unique identifier: us6000d6er. The temblor was picked up at 14:29:31 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zaida, Swābi, Murree (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Swābi (c. 97 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Harīpur (c. 57 000 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km ESE of Battagram, Pakistan.
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