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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Chitre in Nepal

Earthquake location 28.8023S, 84.0028WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 84.0028° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.8023° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51 km NE of Chitre, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-02 16:14:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-02 16:36:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 326 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 2.613 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us6000ddxt Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddxt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddxt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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