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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Ramechhap in Nepal

Earthquake location 27.5835S, 86.2486WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ramechhap in Nepal. The temblor was picked up at 11:02:24 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 86.2486° East, 27.5835° North. Event id: us60003s00. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003s00. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/19 / 2019-05-25 05:17:24 / May 25, 2019 @ 5:17 am.

Nearby country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirtipur, Pātan, Kathmandu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 32 km NNE of Ramechhap, Nepal.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 86.2486° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.5835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km NNE of Ramechhap, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-25 05:17:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-25 09:22:33 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 312 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 4.779 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 us60003s00 Id of event.
Event Code 60003s00 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003s00, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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