A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kodari in Nepal. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 85.7593 East, latitude 27.8205 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004sb7. Unique identifier: us10004sb7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 09:22:16 / February 24, 2016 @ 9:22 am. The temblor was reported at 15:07:16 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km SW of Kodari, Nepal.
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