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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 84 km SE of Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Thursday, 10 September 2020

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 84 km SE of Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Thursday, 10 September 2020
10 Sep 06:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 10 September 2020 06:06 UTC
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.02°N / 73.63°E (Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NW of Jhelum (pop: 164,100)
17 km (11 mi) NW of Sarai Alamgir (pop: 44,100)
33 km (21 mi) NW of Kharian (pop: 81,400)
84 km (52 mi) SE of Rawalpindi (pop: 1,743,100)
176 km (109 mi) NW of Lahore (pop: 6,310,900)
186 km (115 mi) NE of Faisalabad (pop: 2,506,600)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Thu, 10 Sep 06:06 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km84 km SE of Rawalpindi, PakistanEMSC

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19.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Brief shaking, for approx 5 seconds, we evacuated the office immediately but within minutes everything subsided | One user found this interesting.
0.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
10.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
13.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mangla / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Jhelum / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
mirpur azad kashmir / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Jhelum / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kharian cantt / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Mirpur / not felt / very short : I did not feel we was in car but others around us were quickly vacating buildings and were scared
Mirpur ajk / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mirpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mirpur Azad Kashmir / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
MIRPUR AZAD KASHMIR / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Mirpur azad Kashmir / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mirpur Azad Kashmir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Mirpur Azad Kashmir / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
New Mirpur (Pakistan, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Again felt.. strong earthquake | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 84 km NW of epicenter) : Minor earthquake but very shaky duration 1 min 36 seconds , at that time i was sleeping. And suddenly shaking began. My glass works are making noises. Tin lin etc (reported through EMSC)
(India, 299 km E of epicenter) : اللہ تعالیٰ خیر کرے آمین (reported through EMSC)
Mīrpur (Pakistan, 159 km N of epicenter) : It was very shaky. One minute more this earthquake we also felt a minor earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
New Mirpur (Pakistan, 18 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it just a little bit 2 times in 5 min (reported through EMSC)

Significant earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 84 km SE of Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Thursday, 10 September 2020

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