A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Guankou in China on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:11:55 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100035d1. Ids that are associated to the event: us100035d1. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/15 / 2015-08-11 23:11:55 / August 11, 2015 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 103.722 East, latitude 31.2288 North, depth = 21.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.8 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Linqiong, Chengdu, Deyang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Chengdu (c. 7 415 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Linqiong (c. 55 600 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 26 km NNE of Guankou, China.
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