A 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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