A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Mengyin in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:56:14 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 117.8564° East, 35.5932° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/15 / 2015-12-24 23:56:14 / December 24, 2015 @ 11:56 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bej. Unique identifier: us10004bej.
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tai’an (c. 5 499 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Linyi (c. 270 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Xintai (c. 222 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Zoucheng (c. 190 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Zaozhuang (c. 183 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Laiwu (c. 124 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tai’an, Yanzhou, Chengyang. Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSW of Mengyin, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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