A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kodari in Nepal on Monday. Event id: us10002mfa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002mfa. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 85.7279° East, latitude 27.8834° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:27:43 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/15 / 2015-06-29 17:42:43 / June 29, 2015 @ 5:42 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km WSW of Kodari, Nepal.
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