A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Xinmian in China on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 23:23:30 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 102.0989° East, 29.611° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20005c8m. Event ids that are associated: us20005c8m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 15:23:30 / March 21, 2016 @ 3:23 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kangding (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Kangding (c. 100 000 pop).
Each 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km NNW of Xinmian, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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