A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Lamjung in Nepal. Exact location of earthquake, 84.8043° East, 28.2257° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100030nd. Unique identifier: us100030nd. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:15:26 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/08/15 / 2015-08-09 22:30:26 / August 9, 2015 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was kankrabari Dovan, Hari Bdr Tamang House, Hitura (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km E of Lamjung, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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