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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Namche Bazar in Nepal

Earthquake location 27.8525S, 87.2374WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Namche Bazar in Nepal. Global time and date of event 08/05/18 / 2018-05-08 13:07:40 / May 8, 2018 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.02 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 87.2374 East, latitude 27.8525 North, depth = 46.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000e2zc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e2zc. The temblor was reported at 21:07:40 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Khāndbāri (c. 22 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khāndbāri, Lobujya.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km E of Namche Bazar, Nepal.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 87.2374° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.8525° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km E of Namche Bazar, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-08 13:07:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-15 13:20:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.391 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000e2zc Id of event.
Event Code 1000e2zc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000e2zc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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