A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Shandong, China kilometers (0 miles) from Shandong, China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 14:06:54 / March 27, 2017 @ 2:06 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:06:54 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 14.94 km, 120.6291° East, 37.9828° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.94 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dll. Unique identifier: us10008dll.
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yantai, Qingyang, Zhuangyuan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Yantai (c. 719 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Luofeng (c. 100 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Dengzhou (c. 85 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Zhuangyuan (c. 79 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Qingyang (c. 65 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Longgang (c. 60 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Shandong, China.
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