Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 11 km SW of Kodāri̇̄, Nepal


Earthquake location 27.8713S, 85.8877WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kodāri̇̄ in Nepal. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:34:03 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 23:34:03 / September 15, 2020 @ 11:34 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 85.8877° East, 27.8713° North. Id of earthquake: us7000bnsh. Event ids that are associated: us7000bnsh.

Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hitura, Lobujya, Kirtipur. Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kirtipur (c. 44 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 11 km SW of Kodāri̇̄, Nepal.

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