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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Shengrenjian in China



Earthquake location 34.9121S, 111.0697WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.0697° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9121° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW of Shengrenjian, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-26 19:58:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-16 03:05:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 234 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.81 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005gvx Id of event.
Event Code 20005gvx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005gvx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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