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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Guyushu in China

Earthquake location 42.4393S, 123.5732WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Guyushu in China. Unique identifier: us1000h3ty. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3ty. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 13:22:04 / September 23, 2018 @ 1:22 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 123.5732 East, latitude 42.4393 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:22:04 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xifeng, Sujiatun, Xinmin (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Shenyang (c. 6 255 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fushun (c. 1 400 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tieling (c. 333 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dongling (c. 171 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sujiatun (c. 148 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kaiyuan (c. 112 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Xinmin (c. 74 100 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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.

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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. 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: 23 km SSW of Guyushu, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.5732° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.4393° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SSW of Guyushu, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-23 13:22:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-30 17:42:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.888 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000h3ty Id of event.
Event Code 1000h3ty An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h3ty, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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