A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 km SSE of Tanshan, China (1 miles). Event id: us10004dsn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dsn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.03 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:11:31 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 106.3189 East, latitude 36.3596 North, depth = 46.03 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 17:11:31 / January 12, 2016 @ 5:11 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSE of Tanshan, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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