A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kodari in Nepal. Exact location of earthquake, 85.8873° East, 27.656° North, depth 26.54 km. The temblor was detected at 23:56:41 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100032lr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100032lr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/15 / 2015-08-15 18:11:41 / August 15, 2015 @ 6:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.54 km (16 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malangwa (c. 20 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lobujya, Malangwa, Hitura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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