A 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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