A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ramechhap in Nepal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:18:22 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10003kcl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kcl. Global time and date of event 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 07:33:22 / October 5, 2015 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 86.075° East, latitude 27.6148° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lobujya, Kirtipur, Pātan.
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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