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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake strikes near Kathmandu in Nepal

Earthquake location 28.1332S, 85.0636WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kathmandu in Nepal. The temblor was reported at 22:52:16 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 31.06 km (19 miles). Global time of event 26/05/15 / 2015-05-26 17:07:16 / May 26, 2015 @ 5:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 85.0636 East, latitude 28.1332 North, depth 31.06 km, unique identifier, us10002c8p. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002c8p,.

Close countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bharatpur, Hitura, Panaoti.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 85.0636° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km NNW of Kathmandu, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-26 17:07:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-26 18:00:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 315 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 0.474 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us10002c8p Id of event.
Event Code 10002c8p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002c8p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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