A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Xegar in China on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.34 km, 87.3592° East, 28.42° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:01:52 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e2bu. Id of event: us1000e2bu. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.34 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/18 / 2018-05-10 20:01:52 / May 10, 2018 @ 8:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lobujya.
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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