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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Khā̃dbāri̇̄ in Nepal

Earthquake location 27.5457S, 87.0358WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 87.0358° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.5457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25 km NW of Khā̃dbāri̇̄, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-23 13:36:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-30 18:06:07 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 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 0.456 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us7000ck3c Id of event.
Event Code 7000ck3c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ck3c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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