A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Camgyai in China on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.49 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:51:40 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 86.3049 East, latitude 27.6572 North, depth = 15.49 km. Id of earthquake: us20003fjs. Event ids that are associated: us20003fjs. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/15 / 2015-09-01 23:06:40 / September 1, 2015 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hari Bdr Tamang House, kankrabari Dovan, Panaoti (min 5000 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 37 km S of Camgyai, China.
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