A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 109 km NNE of Jumla, Nepal (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 82.638 East, latitude 30.1833 North, depth = 35.6 km. Event id: us10006nhy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nhy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 00:46:18 / September 10, 2016 @ 12:46 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.6 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:46:18 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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