A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Zhaotong in China. Id of earthquake: us10008d74. Event ids that are associated: us10008d74. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.7006° East, 27.218° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 23:48:19 / March 29, 2017 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:48:19 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Weining, Zhaotong (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop).
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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km S of Zhaotong, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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