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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 47 km NW of Kirtipur, Nepal

Earthquake location 28.0074S, 84.9701WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (mg/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Kirtipur in Nepal. The temblor was reported at 16:44:33 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 22/05/15 / 2015-05-22 10:59:33 / May 22, 2015 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 84.9701 East, latitude 28.0074 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, us10002bcr. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002bcr,.

Close countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panaoti, Banepa, Hitura.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 84.9701° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.0074° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km NW of Kirtipur, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-22 10:59:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-22 11:29:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 341 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.424 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10002bcr Id of event.
Event Code 10002bcr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002bcr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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