A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Jumla in Nepal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 14:34:14 / January 12, 2020 @ 2:34 pm. Unique identifier: us60007et1. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007et1. The temblor was reported at 20:19:14 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 81.705 East, latitude 29.4848 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Jumla (c. 9 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dipayal, Dailekh, Jumla (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km WNW of Jumla, Nepal.
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