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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Magong in China



Earthquake location 32.1678S, 104.9018WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Magong in China on Friday. The temblor was detected at 06:08:02 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.9018° East, 32.1678° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 22:08:02 / November 3, 2016 @ 10:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100076nr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076nr.

Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Guangyuan (c. 213 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guangyuan, Mianyang, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SW of Magong, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.9018° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.1678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SW of Magong, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-03 22:08:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-14 03:28:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.362 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100076nr Id of event.
Event Code 100076nr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076nr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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