A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Ramechhap in Nepal. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 03:37:46 / February 27, 2017 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008mll. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008mll. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 86.1687° East, 27.4959° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:22:46 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Janakpur (c. 93 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Lahān (c. 31 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Sirāhā (c. 24 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sirāhā, Malangwa, Lahān.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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