A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Khā̃dbāri̇̄ in Nepal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:36:04 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 13:36:04 / November 23, 2020 @ 1:36 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.68 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 87.0358 East, latitude 27.5457 North, depth = 27.68 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ck3c. Unique identifier: us7000ck3c.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dharān Bāzār, Dhankutā, Lobujya. Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Dharān Bāzār (c. 108 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Khāndbāri (c. 22 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dhankutā (c. 22 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km NW of Khā̃dbāri̇̄, Nepal.
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