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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Punjab, 183 km southeast of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +5) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Punjab, 183 km southeast of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +5) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Punjab, 183 km southeast of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +5)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

18 Jan 00:34 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 4 minutes.
18 Jan 00:35: Now using data updates from NCS
Date & time: Jan 18, 2022 00:30:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +5)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.2514°N / 73.915°E (Gujrānwāla, Punjab, Pakistan)
Antipode: 32.251°S / 106.085°W
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Lahore (pop: 6,310,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) SSE of Islamabad (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 9.5°C (49 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.05 kmPakistan: 113km NW of Amritsar, Punjab, IndiaNCS

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Rawalpindi (166.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : It was 5:35am in morning and I was sleeping woke up because I felt the earthquake and it was normal in motion because I live in 3rd floor  
Rawalpindi, Punjab (169.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : I am on my bed and in silent I felt the sound of door shak and feel the movement in bed for few second and also the some long vibration in desk lamp  
MandiBahauddin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : i was sleeping that time i wake up because of vibration and i feel that last jumping shock of earthquake.. i check the clock it was 5:31 am.  
Islamabad (169.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I felt as it could come back after short time  
Rawalpindi (167.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Islamabad (168.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Jhelum (90.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Rawalpindi (170.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : I was sleeping .. window started making noise and bed was shaking  
Rawalpindi, Punjab (162.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rawalpindi (170.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Bed was shaking  
Amra Kalan, Dinga, Gujrat (51.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
bhalwal / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Kharian / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Bed shaken as if someone jumped over  
PIND DADAN KHAN / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Islamabad / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Very w  
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