A 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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