A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Yilkiqi in China. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 00:25:38 / January 22, 2018 @ 12:25 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.46 km (24 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:25:38 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000cea3. Id of event: us1000cea3. Exact location of event, depth 38.46 km, 78.0965° East, 37.5988° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zangguy. Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Zangguy (c. 13 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km ESE of Yilkiqi, China.
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