A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Gyangkar in China. Exact location of event, longitude 87.5013 East, latitude 28.4752 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10005j69. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j69. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:32:32 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 01:32:32 / May 22, 2016 @ 1:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lobujya (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 30 km WNW of Gyangkar, China.
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