A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:34:46 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 85.5702 East, latitude 27.9463 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us200065q8. Unique identifier: us200065q8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/16 / 2016-06-21 05:49:46 / June 21, 2016 @ 5:49 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hitura, Kirtipur, Panaoti (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 26 km N of Nagarkot, Nepal.
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