A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.84 km (14 miles). Global time and date of event 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 16:27:42 / February 10, 2016 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:12:42 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20004zdq. Event ids that are associated: us20004zdq. Exact location, longitude 85.6258° East, latitude 27.7016° North, depth = 22.84 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Close country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km E of Nagarkot, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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