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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Lobujya in Nepal

Earthquake location 28.8024S, 87.4023WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km NNE of Lobujya, Nepal (68 miles) on Tuesday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:31:16 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). 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: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 02:31:16 / February 2, 2021 @ 2:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.15 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000ddsr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddsr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 87.4023 East, latitude 28.8024 North, depth = 22.15 km.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 110 km NNE of Lobujya, Nepal.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 87.4023° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.8024° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 110 km NNE of Lobujya, 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 02:31:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-02 02:51:35 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 416 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 5.11 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ddsr Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddsr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddsr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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