A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Dipayal in Nepal on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 80.8988 East, latitude 29.4069 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 18:34:26 / October 28, 2020 @ 6:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000c9s1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9s1. The temblor was reported at 18:34:26 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Dhangarhi (c. 92 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mahendranagar (c. 88 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banbasa, Tanakpur, Dhangarhi.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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