A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 km SE of Zhadong, China (4 miles). Global time and date of event 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 04:18:25 / January 31, 2016 @ 4:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 84.214 East, latitude 29.6132 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:18:25 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004w3p. Event ids that are associated: us20004w3p.
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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 6 km SE of Zhadong, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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