A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Lujing Zhen in China. Exact location of event, longitude 104.8429 East, latitude 34.2564 North, depth = 14.88 km. The temblor was reported at 00:29:18 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 16:29:18 / January 17, 2016 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.88 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004f7s. Event ids that are associated: us10004f7s.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tianshui (c. 3 500 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tianshui. Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ESE of Lujing Zhen, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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