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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 19 km WNW of Namche Bazar, Nepal



Earthquake location 27.8447S, 86.5253WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Namche Bazar in Nepal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007cuh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007cuh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 23:35:21 / November 27, 2016 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 86.5253° East, latitude 27.8447° North, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:20:21 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hari Bdr Tamang House, kankrabari Dovan, Panaoti. Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (65 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Khāndbāri (c. 22 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km WNW of Namche Bazar, Nepal.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 86.5253° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.8447° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km WNW of Namche Bazar, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-27 23:35:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-28 00:01:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 25 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 458 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.079 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007cuh Id of event.
Event Code 10007cuh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007cuh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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