A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Jiaokui in China on Friday. Global time and date of event 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 18:40:32 / May 17, 2018 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000e7gf. Event ids that are associated: us1000e7gf. The temblor was reported at 02:40:32 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.8967° East, 27.6167° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Weining, Zhaotong.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km WNW of Jiaokui, China.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.