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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Dārchulā in Nepal

Earthquake location 29.7381S, 81.0068WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Dārchulā in Nepal on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000mqac. Unique identifier: us7000mqac. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/24 / 2024-05-28 01:13:06 / May 28, 2024 @ 1:13 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:13:06 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.184 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 81.0068 East, latitude 29.7381 North, depth = 26.184 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pithorāgarh, Burang, Dadeldhurā. Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Pithorāgarh (c. 47 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dadeldhurā (c. 19 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Dārchulā (c. 18 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Dhārchula (c. 7 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Burang (c. 5 000 pop).

Each 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 one 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 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: 45 km ESE of Dārchulā, Nepal.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 81.0068° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.7381° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.184 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km ESE of Dārchulā, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-28 01:13:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-04 21:26:01 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.218 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us7000mqac Id of event.
Event Code 7000mqac An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mqac, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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