A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal. Exact location of earthquake, 85.5492° East, 27.9764° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20002qpy. Event ids that are associated: us20002qpy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:02:45 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/15 / 2015-06-07 05:17:45 / June 7, 2015 @ 5:17 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Panaoti, Kirtipur. Close country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 29 km N of Nagarkot, Nepal.
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