A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Jiaokui in China. 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: us1000g9me. Unique identifier: us1000g9me. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 13:28:13 / August 15, 2018 @ 1:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:28:13 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.0356° East, 27.5282° North, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weining, Zhaotong (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSE of Jiaokui, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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