A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jiangyou in China. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 21:27:45 / December 10, 2015 @ 9:27 pm. Unique identifier: us20004h3m. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004h3m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 104.51° East, latitude 32.01° North, depth = 16 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:27:45 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mianyang, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 33 km NW of Jiangyou, China.
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