A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Dailekh in Nepal. Exact location of earthquake, 81.5789° East, 28.874° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 12:53:11 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/18 / 2018-10-05 07:08:11 / October 5, 2018 @ 7:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000han2. Unique identifier: us1000han2.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nepalgunj, Dipayal, Gulariyā. Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Nepalgunj (c. 64 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Gulariyā (c. 53 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tīkāpur (c. 44 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Birendranagar (c. 31 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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