A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km ESE of Yining Xian, China (80 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 21:10:58 / 9:10 pm (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 event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 13:10:58 / February 11, 2016 @ 1:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 82.7538 East, latitude 43.4902 North, depth = 18.61 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.61 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20004zh6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zh6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected 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: 129 km ESE of Yining Xian, China.
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