A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Xegar in China. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 87.4181° East, 28.524° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 10:05:55 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005j6d. Unique identifier: us10005j6d. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 02:05:55 / May 22, 2016 @ 2:05 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lobujya (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km ESE of Xegar, China.
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