A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Dipayal in Nepal. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 15:24:35 / August 25, 2020 @ 3:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:24:35 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 81.0401° East, 29.663° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bcp6. Unique identifier: us7000bcp6.
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pithorāgarh, Burang, Dadeldhurā. The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Burang (c. 5 000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km NNE of Dipayal, Nepal.
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