A 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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