A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Kodari in Nepal. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009ett. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009ett. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:53:38 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 18:08:38 / May 12, 2020 @ 6:08 pm. Exact location, longitude 86.0643° East, latitude 27.7053° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lobujya, Kirtipur, Pātan (min 5000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SSE of Kodari, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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