A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 10:00:53 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 85.6559° East, latitude 27.9259° North, depth = 10 km. 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 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10003zfw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003zfw. Global time and date of event 19/11/15 / 2015-11-19 04:15:53 / November 19, 2015 @ 4:15 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan. Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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