A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Wenping in China on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 11:11:42 / February 8, 2017 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:11:42 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008ig7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008ig7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.4285 East, latitude 27.3044 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Weining, Zhaotong (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NW of Wenping, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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