A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Yilkiqi in China. Unique identifier: us10004tne. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004tne. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:35:49 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 78.0971 East, latitude 37.3887 North, depth = 36.88 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 18:35:49 / February 29, 2016 @ 6:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.88 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Zangguy (c. 13 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zangguy (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km SE of Yilkiqi, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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