A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 85 km SSW of Dushanzi, China (53 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004dnd. Event ids that are associated: us10004dnd. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:38:01 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 00:38:01 / January 12, 2016 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 84.3119 East, latitude 43.6681 North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km SSW of Dushanzi, China.
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