A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Yilkiqi in China. Exact location, longitude 78.1503° East, latitude 37.4384° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003m9j. Unique identifier: us10003m9j. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:07:35 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 01:07:35 / October 9, 2015 @ 1:07 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Zangguy (c. 13 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zangguy.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 98 km SE of Yilkiqi, China.
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