A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Kirtipur in Nepal on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.39 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005ihi. Unique identifier: us10005ihi. The temblor was detected at 07:04:42 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/16 / 2016-05-11 01:19:42 / May 11, 2016 @ 1:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10.39 km, 84.9266° East, 27.9485° North.
Event epicenter was 47 km (30 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panaoti, Banepa, kankrabari Dovan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km NW of Kirtipur, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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