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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 46 km NW of Kirtipur, Nepal

Earthquake location 27.9193S, 84.8867WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Kirtipur in Nepal. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 84.8867° East, 27.9193° North. The temblor was reported at 15:51:39 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 15:51:39 / May 30, 2020 @ 3:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000a3bl. Event ids that are associated: us6000a3bl.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panaoti, Banepa, kankrabari Dovan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 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. 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 occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km NW of Kirtipur, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 84.8867° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.9193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46 km NW of Kirtipur, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-30 15:51:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-31 22:05:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 1.703 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us6000a3bl Id of event.
Event Code 6000a3bl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a3bl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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