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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Camgyai in China

Earthquake location 27.6572S, 86.3049WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Camgyai in China on Wednesday. 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 15.49 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:51:40 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 86.3049 East, latitude 27.6572 North, depth = 15.49 km. Id of earthquake: us20003fjs. Event ids that are associated: us20003fjs. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/15 / 2015-09-01 23:06:40 / September 1, 2015 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hari Bdr Tamang House (c. 10 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from kankrabari Dovan (c. 10 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lobujya (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hari Bdr Tamang House, kankrabari Dovan, Panaoti (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km S of Camgyai, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 86.3049° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.6572° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km S of Camgyai, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-01 23:06:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-02 03:30:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 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 259 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 0.54 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us20003fjs Id of event.
Event Code 20003fjs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003fjs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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