A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Weizhou in China. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 17:55:06 / May 20, 2016 @ 5:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 103.3789° East, 31.5761° North, depth 23.26 km. Unique identifier: us20005y4s. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005y4s. The temblor was reported at 01:55:06 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.26 km (14 miles).
Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tianpeng (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km WNW of Weizhou, China.
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