A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Chaoyang in China. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j7h. Id of event: us10005j7h. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.11 East, latitude 41.6529 North, depth = 16.53 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.53 km (10 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:08:06 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 09:08:06 / May 22, 2016 @ 9:08 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Chaoyang (c. 410 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nanpiao (c. 157 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Beipiao (c. 155 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lingyuan (c. 91 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pingzhuang (c. 67 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yebaishou (c. 65 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nanpiao, Pingzhuang, Lingyuan. Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km WNW of Chaoyang, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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