A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Kirtipur in Nepal. The temblor was detected at 06:29:32 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.69 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/19 / 2019-04-24 00:44:32 / April 24, 2019 @ 12:44 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 85.027 East, latitude 27.7993 North, depth = 28.69 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003b3q. Unique identifier: us70003b3q.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāmnagar, Raxaul, Bīrganj (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bīrganj (c. 133 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Raxaul (c. 48 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 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 three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km WNW of Kirtipur, Nepal.
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