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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 20 km NNW of Jiannan, China



Earthquake location 31.521S, 104.1413WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Jiannan in China on Friday. Event id: us2000bl9n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bl9n. Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 03:03:15 / November 10, 2017 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 104.1413 East, latitude 31.521 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:03:15 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chengdu, Tianpeng, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Chengdu (c. 7 415 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km NNW of Jiannan, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.1413° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.521° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NNW of Jiannan, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-10 03:03:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-10 03:22:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 341 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 10.156 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us2000bl9n Id of event.
Event Code 2000bl9n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bl9n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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