A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Chitre in Nepal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:14:12 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddxt. Id of event: us6000ddxt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.06 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 16:14:12 / February 2, 2021 @ 4:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 84.0028 East, latitude 28.8023 North, depth = 21.06 km.
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bāglung (c. 23 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Wāling (c. 21 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wāling, Bāglung, Pokhara (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 51 km NE of Chitre, Nepal.
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