A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Shawan in China on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 103.4728 East, latitude 29.2924 North, depth = 16.69 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:09:19 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008srr. Event ids that are associated: us20008srr. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 22:09:19 / March 10, 2017 @ 10:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.69 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Leshan (c. 154 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luocheng, Leshan (min 5000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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