A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Agar in China. Global time and date of event 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 23:40:01 / February 7, 2016 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 97.8329° East, 31.0847° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004ymb. Id of event: us20004ymb. The temblor was picked up at 07:40:01 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Qamdo (c. 86 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qamdo (min 5000 pop).
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 three 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: 47 km NW of Agar, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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