A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Kirtipur in Nepal. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 84.8867° East, 27.9193° North. The temblor was reported at 15:51:39 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 15:51:39 / May 30, 2020 @ 3:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000a3bl. Event ids that are associated: us6000a3bl.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panaoti, Banepa, kankrabari Dovan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 46 km NW of Kirtipur, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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