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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Rāwalpindi District, Punjab, 12 km south of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Dec 31, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +5) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Rāwalpindi District, Punjab, 12 km south of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Dec 31, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +5) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Rāwalpindi District, Punjab, 12 km south of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Dec 31, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +5)
31 Dec 08:01 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 1 minute.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 31, 2021 07:59:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Dec 31, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +5)
Statusuncertain, preliminary
Magnitudeunknown
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude33.61192°N / 73.03201°E (Rāwalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan)
Antipode33.612°S / 106.968°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt9 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (8 mi) S of Islamabad (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
260 km (161 mi) NNW of Lahore (pop: 6,310,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 17.2°C (63 F), humidity: 34%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SSW
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Risalpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Maximum 5 magnitude earthquake | 2 users found this interesting.  
near Mingora, Swāt District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (132.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (148.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Rawalpindi (2.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Shaking while sitting  
Islamabad (2.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : My bed was shaking with low intensity  
islamabad / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s
Islamabad / not felt
Islamabad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Light shaking for a moment, felt while lying down  
Islamabad / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Murree / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : A single quake  
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