A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal. Exact location of event, longitude 85.7924 East, latitude 27.7127 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/09/15 / 2015-09-29 10:54:41 / September 29, 2015 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10003ir8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003ir8. The temblor was reported at 16:39:41 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km E of Nagarkot, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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