A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Shangjie in China. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:40:34 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 99.9726° East, 25.8683° North, depth 30.84 km. Global time and date of event 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 23:40:34 / March 26, 2017 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.84 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008uw4. Unique identifier: us20008uw4.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dali. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Dali (c. 134 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km N of Shangjie, China.
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