A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Bharatpur in Nepal. Unique identifier: us20005af9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005af9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 05:15:33 / March 13, 2016 @ 5:15 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 84.8208° East, 27.8303° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:00:33 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bīrganj (c. 133 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Raxaul (c. 48 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Raxaul, Bīrganj, Rāmnagar.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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