A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Yilan in China on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cjmz. Id of event: us2000cjmz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 09:05:58 / January 15, 2018 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:05:58 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6393 East, latitude 46.5586 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Jiamusi (c. 549 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lianhe (c. 121 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yilan (c. 71 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Huanan (c. 66 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Langxiang (c. 57 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huanan, Langxiang, Lianhe (min 5000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 27 km NNE of Yilan, China.
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