A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Dipayal in Nepal. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 00:50:36 / August 22, 2017 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:35:36 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aah5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aah5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 81.1053° East, 29.3931° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Dhangarhi (c. 92 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mahendranagar (c. 88 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahendranagar, Dhangarhi, Pithorāgarh. Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 21 km NE of Dipayal, Nepal.
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