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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Dipayal in Nepal

Earthquake location 29.6836S, 81.3034WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Dipayal in Nepal on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 15:04:30 / April 24, 2017 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:49:30 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 81.3034 East, latitude 29.6836 North, depth = 18.73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.73 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008kia. Unique identifier: us10008kia.

The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Burang (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dadeldhurā, Dhārchula, Dārchulā (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 58 km NE of Dipayal, Nepal.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 81.3034° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.6836° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km NE of Dipayal, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-24 15:04:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-07 16:49:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 7.906 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 us10008kia Id of event.
Event Code 10008kia An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008kia, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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