A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km NW of Jiding, China (26 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:51 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/16 / 2016-05-03 16:31:51 / May 3, 2016 @ 4:31 pm. Exact location, longitude 87.9346° East, latitude 29.6379° North, depth = 25.81 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.81 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005gkb. Unique identifier: us10005gkb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km NW of Jiding, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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