A 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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