Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Dera Bugti, Dera Bugti District, Balochistan, Pakistan
Sat, 31 Jul 2021, 18:5218:52 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 19 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Dera Bugti, Dera Bugti District, Balochistan, Pakistan. The tremor was recorded late at night on Saturday 31 July 2021 at 11:32 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 27 km below the surface.
4.4 quake 31 Jul 11:32 pm (GMT +5)
The event was filed by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.4 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Dera Bugti (pop. 18,100) located 24 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Rojhan (pop. 13,000) located 65 km from the epicenter, Kashmor (pop. 33,700) 67 km away, Kandhkot (pop. 88,500) 88 km away, Rajanpur (pop. 50,700) 91 km away, Ubauro (pop. 23,500) 99 km away, and Rahim Yar Khan (pop. 788,900) 110 km away.
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Date & time: 31 Jul 2021 11:32 pm (GMT +5) local time (31 Jul 2021 18:32 GMT)
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.01°N / 69.4°E (Dera Bugti, Balochistan, Pakistan)
Primary data source: NCS
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