A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Shengrenjian in China on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.05 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gvx. Id of event: us20005gvx. Global time and date of event 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 19:58:53 / March 26, 2016 @ 7:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 111.0697° East, 34.9121° North, depth 15.05 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:58:53 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hancheng, Yima, Changzhi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Changzhi (c. 699 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yuncheng (c. 202 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yima (c. 82 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hancheng (c. 58 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NW of Shengrenjian, China.
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