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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Junlian in China



Earthquake location 28.0958S, 104.765WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Junlian in China on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 31.99 km, 104.765° East, 28.0958° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 10:05:39 / January 15, 2017 @ 10:05 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:05:39 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.99 km (20 miles). Event id: us10007tdf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007tdf.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang. Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).

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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km ESE of Junlian, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.765° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.0958° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km ESE 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 2017-01-15 10:05:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-03 08:12:16 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 4.67 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us10007tdf Id of event.
Event Code 10007tdf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007tdf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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