A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Menglie in China. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/16 / 2016-03-07 01:24:44 / March 7, 2016 @ 1:24 am. Unique identifier: us10004wjg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004wjg. The temblor was picked up at 09:24:44 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 102.1141° East, 22.4664° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phôngsali (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Phôngsali (c. 13 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Laos (c. 6 368 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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