Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Bārkhān, Balochistan, 91 km west of Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 7:31 am (GMT +5) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Bārkhān, Balochistan, 91 km west of Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 7:31 am (GMT +5)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 290 km depth

12 Feb 03:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Update Fri, 12 Feb 2021, 03:06
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Dera Ghazi Khan, Dera Ghāzi Khān, Punjab, Pakistan
4.3 quake 12 Feb 7:31 am (GMT +5)
4.3 quake 12 Feb 7:31 am (GMT +5)
the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Pakistan near Dera Ghazi Khan, Dera Ghāzi Khān, Punjab, 34 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Friday 12 February 2021 at 7:31 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 290 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Barkhan (pop. 8,800, 28 km away), Kohlu (pop. 11,100, 49 km away), Dajal (pop. 17,600, 89 km away), Dera Ghazi Khan (pop. 236,100, 91 km away), and Jampur (pop. 63,800, 100 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 12 Feb 2021 02:31:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 12 Feb 2021 7:31 am (GMT +5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 290.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.1°N / 69.7°E (Bārkhān, Balochistan, Pakistan)
Nearest volcano: Tor Zawar (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NE of Barkhan (pop: 8,760) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Kohlu (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Dajal (Rajanpur, Punjab) (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of Dera Ghazi Khan (Punjab) (pop: 236,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WNW of Jampur (Punjab) (pop: 63,800) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Loralai (pop: 37,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) W of Multan (Punjab) (pop: 1,437,200) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NNW of Rahim Yar Khan (Punjab) (pop: 788,900) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) E of Quetta (pop: 733,700) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) SW of Islamabad (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 9.5°C (49 F), humidity: 44%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from E
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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islamabad / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
jehlum,cantt / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was home alone with my little sisters and I’m 14… so it started when I was studying and my little sister said she feels the floor shaking….. I got up and tried to feel it but I didn’t feel anything then she told me to sit in the exact spot she was siting ( I don’t know why ) then when I did for a second I didn’t feel it .. The all of a sudden the water dispenser started moving (a lot) I quickly picked up my little baby sister (She was sleeping) and my other sister and left the hous
Attock city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Mildly alarming My bed was moving and rattling audible rumbling and vibrating of whole house.
Lahore / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : 6.4
islamabad (492.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : i loved it we played cricket afterward. everyone came outside. we had a talk on earthquakes. happy valentines day
Lahore / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : I had feelings of earthquakes from different days but still did thought that it may be my overthinking. 12 February shocks were surprisingly strong.
Lahore / not felt
Township Lahore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
169.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging : لم اشعر بشيء وتفاجئت من انه قد حدث هزة ارضية ولم اعلم بها ولم اشعر بها حتى
mianwali Punjab Pakistan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
80 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Nangal / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Congress Donkey Goggu Still Alive after Quake
Pakistan ,sialkot / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : we ran out and every one was out in the street, and still we are scared
Ahemdabad / not felt
Lahore / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Wah, Taxila, Ditt: RWP / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Lahore, Pakistan (377.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Rawalpindi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
New Delhi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
dg khan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
RAWALPINDI / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / single vertical bump / 10-15 s
islamabad / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : It was not a moderate earthquake as you are reporting.It was pretty bad.
Lahore / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake
Bannu kpk pakistan (330.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : i was watching movie with all of my family members. suddenly I felt tremors of earthquake,I looked at the fans they were shaking and then all of my family members were alarmed and came out of the room. it was 10:03 p.m 12 February 2021.
Dera ismail khan / not felt
haripur panian / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : i was in my room and my sister came out shouting we all were shocked and my sister panicked but alhumdulillAllah it was short quake and no body was harmed
Chunian / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Faisalabad / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Haroon chowk , murree roads / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Chakwal / Light shaking (MMI IV)
491 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Vehari (247.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Narowal, Punjab / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / vibration and rolling : I watched drama on mobile then I feel that my bed was automatically jerking
Islamabad, Pakistan (502.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
90.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt any Earthqauake.
Islamabad Pakistan / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / both vertical and horizontal swinging : First I got a sudden jump then the earth started shaking violently it was as if it's the end and the quake was Just nit ending
356.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sunderbani / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Faisalabad (5.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Peshawar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s
Faisalabad / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Punjab mohalli (689.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
RAWALPINDI / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Rawalpindi pakistan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
Una / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
801.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Rawalpindi, Pakistan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
ghaziabad / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Artock / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Haripur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Havelian / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 20-30 s : Earthquick Till 20 secnd
Dha Phase 5 Lahore / Light shaking (MMI IV) : -pool had noticeable movement (like a wave pool) - all car alarms in the neighborhood went off. Was very noticeable on the top floor of my two story home
Punjab / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
islamabad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s : Allah was angree and upset please offering prayers and do Astaghafar
471.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Khudian (449.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
407.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : We feel vibrate our car at Ganganagar and after 5 6 seconds we understood that was earthquake..
Firozpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Islamabad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Doaba,hangu khyber pakhtunkhwa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
221.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 15-20 s
Rawalpindi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
363.6 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Lahore / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Sialkot post office Bhaghat Pur / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : It was very severe and I felt like house foundation shaked. It was short and I expect not any damaged caused
501 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Faislabad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Murree / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
506.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 20-30 s
607.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : i was surfing over youtube and suddenly i felt that everything was just shaking and instantly searched for earthquake on internet. it was was a very strong earthquake and all the fans and beds were shaking.
Gulibagh mardan kpk / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Lahore / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Islamabad i/10/1 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Islamabad / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Sudden shake with sounds
Rawalpindi / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Sialkot Pakistan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
New delhi / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My door went crazy
Dina / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Raboosal / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kot Kapura / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Qila Sobha Singh / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Ahemdabad / not felt
Hoshiarpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Islamabad (468.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Faisalabad / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
Mandi Bahauddin / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
phagwara / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Lahore cantt / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Mansehra, Sherpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
rawalpindi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : my bed started shaking and the. all the windows in the house started rattling
Islamabad / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
152.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s
Okara / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Dina, Jhelum (495 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Extremely shaking and disturbing....Astaghfirullah
Lahore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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