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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Dipayal in Nepal



Earthquake location 29.5824S, 81.2208WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Dipayal in Nepal. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 03:09:03 / November 6, 2017 @ 3:09 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bj36. Unique identifier: us2000bj36. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 81.2208° East, 29.5824° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:54:03 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter).

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). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Burang (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dailekh, Burang, Dhārchula.

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km NE of Dipayal, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 81.2208° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.5824° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km 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 2017-11-06 03:09:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-06 03:59:32 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 312 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 8.622 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 149 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 us2000bj36 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bj36 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bj36, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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