A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Dipayal in Nepal on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:08:46 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/16 / 2016-07-02 00:23:46 / July 2, 2016 @ 12:23 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005zd7. Unique identifier: us10005zd7. Exact location of event, longitude 81.0984 East, latitude 29.5139 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Burang (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Burang, Pithorāgarh, Dhārchula.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NNE of Dipayal, Nepal.
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