A 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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