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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Chongdui in China

Earthquake location 28.1663S, 85.8053WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Chongdui in China on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 85.8053 East, latitude 28.1663 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/15 / 2015-06-28 23:57:17 / June 28, 2015 @ 11:57 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10002m90. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002m90. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:42:17 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirtipur, Pātan, Panaoti (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km W of Chongdui, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 85.8053° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km W of Chongdui, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-28 23:57:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-29 00:12:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 340 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 0.626 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 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 us10002m90 Id of event.
Event Code 10002m90 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002m90, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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