A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/16 / 2016-03-14 21:27:35 / March 14, 2016 @ 9:27 pm. Id of earthquake: us10004xlm. Event ids that are associated: us10004xlm. Exact location of event, depth 26.17 km, 85.5539° East, 27.7141° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.17 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:12:35 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop).
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 two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km E of Nagarkot, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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