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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Junlian in China



Earthquake location 28.1597S, 104.8492WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Junlian in China on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008fsq. Event ids that are associated: us20008fsq. Global time and date of event 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 00:34:30 / February 2, 2017 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 104.8492 East, latitude 28.1597 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:34:30 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km E of Junlian, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.8492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1597° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km E of Junlian, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-02 00:34:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-02 00:53:27 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 312 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 10.002 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us20008fsq Id of event.
Event Code 20008fsq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008fsq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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