A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Nagarkot in Nepal. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.93 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:59:17 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006qpe. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qpe. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 17:14:17 / September 18, 2016 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 85.4702° East, 27.8247° North, depth 24.93 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitura, Panaoti, Kirtipur (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 20 km (12 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNW of Nagarkot, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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