Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes close to Quetta, Pakistan
Sat, 14 Nov 2020, 03:16
03:16 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
5.3 quake 15 km SW of Alik Ghund, Pakistan, 14 Nov 7.56 am (GMT +5)
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake was reported solely 9 minutes in the past by the German Analysis Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), thought of one of many key worldwide businesses that monitor seismic exercise worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter within the morning on Saturday 14 November 2020 at 7.56 am native time. The precise magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake is perhaps revised inside the subsequent few hours or minutes as seismologists evaluation information and refine their calculations, or as different businesses difficulty their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 5.2 earthquake.
Primarily based on the preliminary seismic information, the quake ought to have been extensively felt by nearly everybody within the space of the epicenter. It may need precipitated gentle to reasonable harm. Average shaking in all probability occurred in Alik Ghund (pop. 7,600) positioned 15 km from the epicenter.
Weak shaking may need been felt in Pishin (pop. 24,200) positioned 42 km from the epicenter, Quetta (pop. 733,700) 45 km away, Khadan Khak (pop. 6,600) 49 km away, Mach (pop. 16,900) 61 km away, Harnai (pop. 11,100) 63 km away, Chaman (pop. 88,600) 106 km away, and Sibi (pop. 64,100) 107 km away.
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Date & time: Sat, 14 Nov 02:56 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.41°N / 67.39°E
Main information supply: GFZ