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Moderate earthquake: M5.3 quake has struck near Dipayal in Nepal

Earthquake location 29.356S, 81.1786WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Dipayal in Nepal on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 1.26 km, 81.1786° East, 29.356° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 13:30:54 / November 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:15:54 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700069vd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700069vd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.26 km (1 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tanakpur, Lohaghāt, Burang (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Dhangarhi (c. 92 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Mahendranagar (c. 88 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tīkāpur (c. 44 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Birendranagar (c. 31 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km ENE of Dipayal, Nepal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 81.1786° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.356° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km ENE of Dipayal, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-19 13:30:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-19 13:50:12 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 432 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 5.142 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us700069vd Id of event.
Event Code 700069vd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700069vd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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