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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Kodari in Nepal

Earthquake location 27.7705S, 86.0379WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kodari in Nepal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:19:10 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 86.0379° East, latitude 27.7705° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10002ld5. Unique identifier: us10002ld5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/15 / 2015-06-12 04:34:10 / June 12, 2015 @ 4:34 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lobujya, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 22 km SSE of Kodari, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 86.0379° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.7705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSE of Kodari, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-12 04:34:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-09 00:09:46 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 246 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 0.642 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us10002ld5 Id of event.
Event Code 10002ld5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002ld5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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