A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Xegar in China. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008cld. Unique identifier: us70008cld. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 01:33:15 / March 20, 2020 @ 1:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 87.3205 East, latitude 28.6015 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:33:15 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lobujya.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 23 km E of Xegar, China.
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