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Earthquake: M 4.4 quake strikes near Wenping in China

Earthquake location 27.08S, 103.5732WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Wenping in China. The temblor was reported at 02:19:12 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 22.63 km (14 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-15 06:19:12 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 103.5732 East, latitude 27.08 North, depth 22.63 km.

Close countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop).

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 103.5732° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.08° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE of Wenping, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-12-15 18:19:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-16 19:37:06 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 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 298 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 2.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 usc000t714 Id of event.
Event Code c000t714 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000t714 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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