A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yuhu in China. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:10:26 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 01:10:26 / March 27, 2017 @ 1:10 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008uwd. Event ids that are associated: us20008uwd. Exact location of event, longitude 100.0033 East, latitude 25.8994 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dali (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Dali (c. 134 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 23 km S of Yuhu, China.
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