A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 106 km SW of Rulong, China (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 15:48:53 / September 26, 2016 @ 3:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:48:53 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.79 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 99.5901 East, latitude 30.2109 North, depth = 21.79 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ste. Unique identifier: us10006ste.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km SW of Rulong, China.
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