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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Darchula in Nepal

Earthquake location 29.7061S, 80.7118WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Darchula in Nepal on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 80.7118° East, 29.7061° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70005h21. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005h21. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 14:33:25 / September 16, 2019 @ 2:33 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:18:25 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahendranagar, Bāgeshwar, Tanakpur (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Mahendranagar (c. 88 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tanakpur (c. 16 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bāgeshwar (c. 8 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 in the same area.

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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. 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: 23 km SE of Darchula, Nepal.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 80.7118° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.7061° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SE of Darchula, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-16 14:33:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-16 15:11:44 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 5.627 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us70005h21 Id of event.
Event Code 70005h21 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005h21, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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