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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near New Mirpur in Pakistan

Earthquake location 33.1606S, 73.7294WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from New Mirpur in Pakistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 07:01:26 / September 26, 2019 @ 7:01 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lie. Id of event: us70005lie. The temblor was reported at 12:01:26 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 73.7294° East, 33.1606° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Rawalpindi (c. 1 743 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kotli (c. 640 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Islamabad (c. 601 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bhimbar (c. 342 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gujrāt (c. 301 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Jhelum (c. 164 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mandi Bahāuddīn (c. 129 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akhnūr, Hadāli, Sambriāl.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km WNW of New Mirpur, Pakistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.7294° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1606° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WNW of New Mirpur, Pakistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-26 07:01:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-26 07:23:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 341 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 0.622 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us70005lie Id of event.
Event Code 70005lie An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005lie, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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