A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Kodari in Nepal. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/15 / 2015-07-06 15:29:08 / July 6, 2015 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:14:08 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 85.6878° East, 27.9387° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us20002vji. Unique identifier: us20002vji. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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), 86 km (53 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km W of Kodari, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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