Southwestern Pakistan hit by M6.3 earthquake

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An earthquake with magnitude 6.3 occurred 20km WSW of Pasni, Pakistan at 22:03:56.40 UTC today, February 7, 2017.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.3

Date-Time • 7 Feb 2017 22:03:54 UTC
• 8 Feb 2017 03:03:54 near epicenter


Location 25.208N 63.245E

Depth 10 km

Distances • 23 km (14 mi) WSW of Pasni, Pakistan
• 90 km (55 mi) SSE of Turbat, Pakistan
• 93 km (57 mi) E of Gwadar, Pakistan
• 140 km (86 mi) W of Ormara, Pakistan
• 503 km (311 mi) ENE of Muscat, Oman

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 8.6 km; Vertical 1.8 km
Parameters Nph = 120; Dmin = 710.5 km; Rmss = 0.89 seconds; Gp = 28°