A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Dailekh in Nepal on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:28 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 81.6418 East, latitude 28.8507 North, depth = 27.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.7 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009wlh. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009wlh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 16:35:28 / July 15, 2017 @ 4:35 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Nepalgunj (c. 64 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Gulariyā (c. 53 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tīkāpur (c. 44 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Birendranagar (c. 31 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nepalgunj, Dipayal, Gulariyā (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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