A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Ramechhap in Nepal on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 86.1237° East, latitude 27.5881° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:48:13 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 12:03:13 / August 21, 2017 @ 12:03 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aa5v. Unique identifier: us2000aa5v. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirtipur, Pātan, Kathmandu. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km N of Ramechhap, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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