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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 10 km WSW of Bela, Pakistan on Sunday, 27 September 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 10 km WSW of Bela, Pakistan on Sunday, 27 September 2020
27 Sep 18:27 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
27 Sep 18:32: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.0 km (from 6.2 to 6.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: Sunday, 27 September 2020 18:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 27 Sep 11:17 pm (GMT +5)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.33°N / 66.23°E (Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) NW of Bela (pop: 20,100)
70 km (44 mi) NW of Uthal (pop: 16,500)
144 km (89 mi) SW of Johi (pop: 16,300)
160 km (100 mi) SW of Dadu (pop: 139,800)
169 km (105 mi) SW of Khuzdar (pop: 141,200)
181 km (113 mi) NW of Karachi (pop: 11,624,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SE
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
27 Sep 11:17 pm (GMT +5) (27 Sep 18:17:57 UTC)M 4.7 / 11 km- 10 km WSW of Bela, PakistanGFZ
Sun, 27 Sep 18:17 UTCM 4.6 / 2 km32 Km N of Bela, PakistanEMSC
Sun, 27 Sep 18:17 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km10 Km WSW of Bela, PakistanUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Bela / Strong shaking (MMI VI)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 10 km WSW of Bela, Pakistan on Sunday, 27 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 27 Nov 1945 21:56
    | 8.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    75 years ago
    |
    306km / 190mi
    | Off the Coast of Pakistan
  • 16 Apr 2013 10:44
    | 7.8 |
    82km / 51mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    458km / 285mi
    | 83km E of Khash, Iran
  • 24 Sep 2013 11:29
    | 7.7 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    7 years ago
    |
    103km / 64mi
    | 66km NNE of Awaran, Pakistan
  • 26 Jan 2001 03:16
    | 7.7 |
    16km / 9.9mi
    |
    20 years ago
    |
    518km / 322mi
    | Gujarat, India
  • 30 May 1935 21:32
    | 7.5 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    85 years ago
    |
    291km / 181mi
    | Pakistan
  • 09 Jun 1956 23:13
    | 7.3 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    990km / 615mi
    | Central Afghanistan
  • 18 Jan 2011 20:23
    | 7.2 |
    68km / 42mi
    |
    10 years ago
    |
    353km / 219mi
    | Southwestern Pakistan
  • 27 Aug 1931 15:27
    | 7.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    89 years ago
    |
    400km / 249mi
    | Pakistan
  • 27 Feb 1997 21:08
    | 7.1 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    24 years ago
    |
    450km / 279mi
    | Pakistan
  • 28 Jul 1981 17:22
    | 7.1 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    39 years ago
    |
    923km / 573mi
    | Eastern Iran
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