A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Yantan in China. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003pf6. Unique identifier: us10003pf6. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:41:24 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 23:41:24 / October 13, 2015 @ 11:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.9559° East, 29.3733° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luocheng, Yanjiang, Yibin (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yanjiang (c. 87 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Chonglong (c. 58 400 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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