A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Bhojpur in Nepal. Event id: us2000j7bw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j7bw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/19 / 2019-01-22 16:45:15 / January 22, 2019 @ 4:45 pm. 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, 86.921° East, 27.2635° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:30:15 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhawanipur, Bīrpur, Rājbirāj. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Dharān Bāzār (c. 108 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ithari (c. 48 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rājbirāj (c. 33 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lahān (c. 31 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bhawanipur (c. 27 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Khāndbāri (c. 22 900 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km NW of Bhojpur, Nepal.
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