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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Xegar in China



Earthquake location 28.9799S, 86.3765WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km WNW of Xegar, China (48 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 23:39:07 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003n1q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n1q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 15:39:07 / October 12, 2015 @ 3:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 86.3765 East, latitude 28.9799 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km WNW of Xegar, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 86.3765° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.9799° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km WNW of Xegar, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-12 15:39:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-18 14:57:53 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 312 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 1.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 us10003n1q Id of event.
Event Code 10003n1q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003n1q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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