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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Xitumenzi in China

Earthquake location 43.1441S, 131.0591WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Xitumenzi in China on Friday. Global time and date of event 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 07:03:41 / October 30, 2015 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 556.71 km, 131.0591° East, 43.1441° North. 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 556.71 km (346 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:03:41 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us200040nk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040nk.

Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Vladivostok (c. 587 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hunchun (c. 77 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Aoji-ri (c. 34 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Onsŏng (c. 19 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Trudovoye (c. 18 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Slavyanka (c. 14 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Onsŏng, Aoji-ri, Uglovoye. Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 5 km S of Xitumenzi, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 131.0591° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.1441° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 556.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km S of Xitumenzi, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-30 07:03:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-30 07:39:07 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 284 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 1.252 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us200040nk Id of event.
Event Code 200040nk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200040nk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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