Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - 10 km a nord ovest da Battagram, North-West Frontier, Pakistan, mercoledì, 30 dicembre 2020 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - 10 km a nord ovest da Battagram, North-West Frontier, Pakistan, mercoledì, 30 dicembre 2020

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.9 at 10 km depth

30 Dec 05:47 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 13 minuti.
30 Dec 06:05: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.7 a 4.9. Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 40.0 km (da 6.2 a 25 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 16 km (9.7 mi) al N.
30 Dec 07:09: Profondità ricalcolata da 40.0 a 10.0 km (da 25 a 6.2 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 9.6 km (6 mi) al SSE.
Update Wed, 30 Dec 2020, 05:54
Light magnitude 4.7 quake hits 10 km northwest of Battagram, Pakistan in the morning
4.7 quake 30 Dec 10:33 am (GMT +5)
4.7 quake 30 Dec 10:33 am (GMT +5)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.7 quake in Pakistan near Battagram, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, only 20 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Wednesday 30 December 2020 at 10:33 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Battagram (pop. 700,000) located 10 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Baffa (pop. 14,000) located 40 km from the epicenter, Mansehra (pop. 66,500) 48 km away, Mingora (pop. 279,900) 52 km away, Muzaffarabad (pop. 725,000) 62 km away, Abbottabad (pop. 120,000) 67 km away, Khalabat (pop. 39,100) 71 km away, and Swabi (pop. 97,400) 77 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 30 Dec 2020 05:33:43 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: mercoledì, 30 dic 2020 10:33 (GMT +5)
Magnitudine: 4.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 34.76°N / 72.98°E (Battagram, North-West Frontier, Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km NNO da Battagram (pop: 700,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
52 km NNO da Mansehra (pop: 66,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
56 km E da Mingora (pop: 279,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
71 km NNO da Abbottabad (pop: 120,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
85 km N da Haripur (pop: 57,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
85 km NNE da Swabi (pop: 97,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
116 km N da Islamabad (pop: 601,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
129 km N da Rawalpindi (Punjab) (pop: 1,743,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
153 km NE da Peshawar (pop: 1,218,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
311 km NNO da Gujranwala (Punjab) (pop: 1,384,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 4.1°C (39 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 4.910 kmPAKISTANEMSC
M 4.910 km8 Km NNE of Shingli Bala, PakistanUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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KRL road, Rawalpindi (126.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I was asleep, and my bed jolted severly that i woke up immediately and my head was feeling dizzy. | One user found this interesting.
124.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
4911.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
mansehra / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s
Lahore, Pakistan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
Kamra / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
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