A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Ilām in Nepal. 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: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 03:45:52 / September 11, 2020 @ 3:45 am. Exact location of event, longitude 87.8502 East, latitude 27.2024 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000blkr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blkr. The temblor was picked up at 03:45:52 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Shiliguri (c. 515 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dārjiling (c. 123 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Dharān Bāzār (c. 108 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Naksalbāri (c. 57 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ithari (c. 48 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kārsiyāng (c. 46 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Thākurganj, Odlābāri, Ithari (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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 33 km NNW of Ilām, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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