A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Lamjung in Nepal. The temblor was detected at 23:55:01 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 18:10:01 / February 21, 2016 @ 6:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004rjm. Unique identifier: us10004rjm. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.24 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 84.7447° East, 28.0107° North, depth 19.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāmnagar, Wāling, Panaoti (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Rāmnagar (c. 43 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every 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 three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km ESE of Lamjung, Nepal.
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