A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Jumla in Nepal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:19:36 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/18 / 2018-06-05 01:34:36 / June 5, 2018 @ 1:34 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eiq5. Unique identifier: us1000eiq5. Exact location of event, longitude 81.6648 East, latitude 29.6818 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Dipayal (c. 23 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Dailekh (c. 20 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jumla (c. 9 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Burang (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dailekh, Dipayal, Burang.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NW of Jumla, Nepal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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