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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Yilkiqi in China

Earthquake location 37.2114S, 77.9016WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Yilkiqi in China on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 77.9016 East, latitude 37.2114 North, depth = 44.47 km. Event id: us20008t68. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008t68. The temblor was detected at 21:45:16 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.47 km (28 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 13:45:16 / March 19, 2017 @ 1:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Zangguy (c. 13 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zangguy (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 101 km SE of Yilkiqi, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 77.9016° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2114° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km SE of Yilkiqi, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-19 13:45:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-19 14:50:04 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 298 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 4.939 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us20008t68 Id of event.
Event Code 20008t68 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008t68, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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