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Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 24 km east of Dera Bugti, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 at 11:32 pm (GMT +5) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 24 km east of Dera Bugti, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 at 11:32 pm (GMT +5) Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 24 km east of Dera Bugti, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 at 11:32 pm (GMT +5)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 27 km depth

31 Jul 18:45 UTC: First to report: NCS after 13 minutes.
Update Sat, 31 Jul 2021, 18:51
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Dera Bugti, Dera Bugti District, Balochistan, Pakistan
4.4 quake 31 Jul 11:32 pm (GMT +5)
4.4 quake 31 Jul 11:32 pm (GMT +5)
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.
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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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 31, 2021 18:32:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jul 31, 2021 at 11:32 pm (GMT +5)
Depth27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude29.01°N / 69.4°E (Dera Bugti, Balochistan, Pakistan)
Antipode29.01°S / 110.6°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt5 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearest volcanoTor Zawar (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities24 km (15 mi) E of Dera Bugti (pop: 18,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Rojhan (Rajanpur, Punjab) (pop: 13,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (41 mi) NNW of Kashmor (Sindh) (pop: 33,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (54 mi) NNE of Kandhkot (Sindh) (pop: 88,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) W of Rajanpur (Punjab) (pop: 50,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Ubauro (Sindh) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) NW of Rahim Yar Khan (Punjab) (pop: 788,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
240 km (149 mi) WSW of Multan (Punjab) (pop: 1,437,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
266 km (165 mi) ESE of Quetta (pop: 733,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
628 km (390 mi) SW of Islamabad (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 32°C (90 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.427 kmPakistanNCS
4.610 kmPakistanGFZ
4.432 km58 Km NE of Dera Bugti, PakistanUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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Dera Bugti (22.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Never experienced before. That much  
Dera Bugti / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Srinagar, Kashmir. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It was felt like a blast wave for around a second.I am amazed earthquakes of 4.4 are felt around 1000 kms away too.  
Dera bugti killi sohar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : I feel but some time  
dera bugti / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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