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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Dailekh in Nepal

Earthquake location 28.92S, 81.6177WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Dailekh in Nepal on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us70003jv2. Event ids that are associated: us70003jv2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 18:51:03 / May 11, 2019 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.08 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 81.6177° East, 28.92° North, depth 41.08 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:36:03 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gulariyā, Dipayal, Jumla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Gulariyā (c. 53 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tīkāpur (c. 44 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Birendranagar (c. 31 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jumla (c. 9 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 12 km NW of Dailekh, Nepal.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 81.6177° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.92° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Dailekh, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-11 18:51:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-11 20:44:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.672 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003jv2 Id of event.
Event Code 70003jv2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003jv2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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