A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 186 km NE of Rutog, China (116 miles). Exact location, longitude 81.1196° East, latitude 34.5648° North, depth = 32.79 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:26:58 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005btm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005btm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 00:26:58 / April 27, 2016 @ 12:26 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.79 km (20 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 186 km NE of Rutog, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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