A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km E of Yining Xian, China (96 miles) on Monday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:27:07 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004b5m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b5m. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 10:27:07 / January 4, 2016 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.54 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 83.1264° East, latitude 43.6181° North, depth = 40.54 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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