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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Chame in Nepal

Earthquake location 28.4605S, 84.3309WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Chame in Nepal. Event id: us70005nyj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005nyj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.23 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 16:17:01 / September 22, 2019 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:01 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 84.3309° East, 28.4605° North, depth 18.23 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bāglung (c. 23 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wāling (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bharatpur, Wāling, Bāglung (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 12 km SE of Chame, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 84.3309° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.4605° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE of Chame, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-22 16:17:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-30 19:43:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.075 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005nyj Id of event.
Event Code 70005nyj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005nyj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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