A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km WNW of Jiding, China (26 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004vlf. Unique identifier: us20004vlf. The temblor was reported at 00:57:30 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24.65 km, 87.8553° East, 29.5248° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.65 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 16:57:30 / January 26, 2016 @ 4:57 pm.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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