A 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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