A 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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