A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sungjibaegam in North Korea on Sunday. Global time and date of event 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 03:38:31 / September 3, 2017 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:38:31 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.03 East, latitude 41.35 North, depth = 0 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000aetk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aetk.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chongjin, Hyesan-si, Hyesan-dong (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Chongjin (c. 327 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hyesan-si (c. 192 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hyesan-dong (c. 97 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kilju (c. 63 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kyŏngsŏng (c. 35 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nanam (c. 34 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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