A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Birendranagar in Nepal. Global time and date of event 05/10/18 / 2018-10-05 07:15:04 / October 5, 2018 @ 7:15 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 81.4792° East, 28.7099° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h7ex. Unique identifier: us1000h7ex. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:04 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Dhangarhi (c. 92 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Nepalgunj (c. 64 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gulariyā (c. 53 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tīkāpur (c. 44 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Paliā Kalān (c. 38 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Birendranagar (c. 31 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paliā Kalān, Jumla, Amethi (min 5000 pop).
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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km NW of Birendranagar, Nepal.
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