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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 79 km southeast of Gilgit, Pakistan, on Monday, Sep 19, 2022 at 9:00 am (GMT +5) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 79 km southeast of Gilgit, Pakistan, on Monday, Sep 19, 2022 at 9:00 am (GMT +5) Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 79 km southeast of Gilgit, Pakistan, on Monday, Sep 19, 2022 at 9:00 am (GMT +5)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 18 minutes.
19 Sep 04:26: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 19, 2022 04:00:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Sep 19, 2022 at 9:00 am (GMT +5)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.5062°N / 75.0201°E (Skārdu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan)
Antipode35.506°S / 104.98°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities60 km (37 mi) WNW of Skardu (pop: 2,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SE of Gilgit (pop: 10,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Barishal (pop: 2,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
190 km (118 mi) NE of Muzaffarabad (Azad Kashmir) (pop: 725,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Battagram (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 700,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
224 km (139 mi) NE of Abbotabad (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 120,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
269 km (167 mi) NE of Islamabad (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
279 km (173 mi) NE of Rawalpindi (Punjab) (pop: 1,743,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 8°C (46 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
4.610 kmPakistan: Northwestern KashmirUSGS
4.610 kmPakistan: Eastern KashmirRaspberryShake
4.310 kmPakistan: Leh, LadakhNCS
4.410 km60 Km WNW of Skardu, PakistanGFZ
4.610 kmPakistan: Eastern KashmirIRIS


Seismic station: Kabul, Afghanistan (KBL/IU network) | Distance from quake: 555 km / 345 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kabul, Afghanistan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

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Jaglot (40.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : It's simply quick (reported through our app)  
Astor (22.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : During breakfast i felt earthquake . its magnificent was so hih  

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