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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Wendeng in China

Earthquake location 36.8658S, 121.7967WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has struck on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Wendeng in China. The temblor was reported at 00:05:32 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 20.44 km (13 miles). Global time of event 21/05/15 / 2015-05-21 16:05:32 / May 21, 2015 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 121.7967 East, latitude 36.8658 North, depth 20.44 km, unique identifier, us10002b6x. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002b6x,.

Close countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Yantai (c. 719 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Laiyang (c. 169 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Weihai (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tianfu (c. 115 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dongcun (c. 92 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Yatou (c. 91 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Qingyang (c. 65 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laiyang, Qingyang, Weihai.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.7967° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SSW of Wendeng, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-21 16:05:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-21 18:55:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 326 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 3.903 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us10002b6x Id of event.
Event Code 10002b6x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002b6x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Jane

    Hello, I live in Yantai Kaifaqu and felt tremors at 00:35. My windows were trembling. I live on the top floor of a five storey building.

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