A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Kangding in China. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 21:36:32 / September 28, 2016 @ 9:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:36:32 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006tmm. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006tmm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 101.9783° East, latitude 29.6269° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kangding. Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Kangding (c. 100 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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