A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Wenping in China. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006dkp. Unique identifier: us10006dkp. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 13:22:38 / August 13, 2016 @ 1:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.4576° East, 27.2261° North. The temblor was picked up at 21:22:38 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weining, Zhaotong (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WNW of Wenping, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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