A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal on Wednesday. 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: us20005flx. Unique identifier: us20005flx. The temblor was detected at 18:11:40 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 85.5483° East, latitude 27.8164° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/16 / 2016-03-30 12:26:40 / March 30, 2016 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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