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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Zhongzhai in China



Earthquake location 33.2853S, 104.3761WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 km NNW of Zhongzhai, China (7 miles). The earthquake occurred 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). Id of earthquake: us2000a82i. Event ids that are associated: us2000a82i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 01:22:18 / August 9, 2017 @ 1:22 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:22:18 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.3761° East, 33.2853° North, depth 10 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km NNW of Zhongzhai, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.3761° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2853° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNW of Zhongzhai, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-09 01:22:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-16 01:50:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 11.606 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000a82i Id of event.
Event Code 2000a82i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a82i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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