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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Kodari in Nepal



Earthquake location 27.6712S, 85.9838WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kodari in Nepal on Wednesday. Event id: us10003ntw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ntw. Exact location of event, longitude 85.9838 East, latitude 27.6712 North, depth = 14.04 km. Global time and date of event 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 23:30:29 / October 6, 2015 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:15:29 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.04 km (9 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lobujya, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km S of Kodari, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 85.9838° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.6712° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km S 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 2015-10-06 23:30:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-28 02:47:46 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 284 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 0.593 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us10003ntw Id of event.
Event Code 10003ntw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003ntw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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