A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Chame in Nepal. Event id: us70005nyj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005nyj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.23 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 16:17:01 / September 22, 2019 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:01 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 84.3309° East, 28.4605° North, depth 18.23 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bāglung (c. 23 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wāling (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bharatpur, Wāling, Bāglung (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SE of Chame, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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