A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Rende in China on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 13:10:11 / April 1, 2018 @ 1:10 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:10:11 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dc45. Unique identifier: us1000dc45. Exact location of event, longitude 103.3884 East, latitude 25.7501 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Qujing (c. 146 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qujing. Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 24 km NNE of Rende, China.
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