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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 34 km N of Batgram, Pakistan

Earthquake location 34.988S, 73.0646WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Batgram in Pakistan. Event id: us10004a65. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004a65. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:03 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 73.0646° East, latitude 34.988° North, depth = 39.89 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 00:07:03 / December 29, 2015 @ 12:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.89 km (25 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Muzaffarābād (c. 725 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mingora (c. 279 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Abbottābād (c. 120 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mānsehra (c. 66 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tāl (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Baffa (c. 14 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abbottābād, Tāl, Muzaffarābād (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 34 km N of Batgram, Pakistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.0646° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km N of Batgram, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-29 00:07:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-29 00:41:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 340 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 1.344 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10004a65 Id of event.
Event Code 10004a65 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004a65, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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