Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Pakistan on Thursday, 25 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 88 km southwest of Khuzdar, Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 02:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 88 km southwest of Khuzdar, Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 02:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 43 km depth

25 Sep 02:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 43.0 km.
Date & time: 25 Sep 2014 02:31:58 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.4°N / 65.85°E (Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Khuzdar (pop: 141,200) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of Surab (Kalat) (pop: 13,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Bela (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SSE of Kharan (pop: 30,800) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SSW of Kalat (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) WNW of Dadu (Sindh) (pop: 139,800) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Shahdad Kot (Sindh) (pop: 75,400) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) W of Kambar (Sindh) (pop: 77,500) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) NNW of Karachi (Sindh) (pop: 11,624,200) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NW of Hyderabad (Sindh) (pop: 1,386,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.543 kmPakistanGFZ
M 5.552 km92km WSW of Khuzdar, PakistanUSGS

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Athens (Greece, 4082 km W of epicenter) : definitely stronger. Probably 5.7 R Seen it imprinted on seismograph sheets in Europe (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake 88 km southwest of Khuzdar, Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan, 25 September 2014 02:31 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 Sep 2014 06:16 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 88 km southwest of Khuzdar, Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 02:31 (GMT)
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