A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal. Event id: us20005ysr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ysr. The temblor was reported at 15:24:10 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 09:39:10 / May 28, 2016 @ 9:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 85.4281° East, 28.0134° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hitura, Panaoti, Banepa. Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km NNW of Nagarkot, Nepal.
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