A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mengla in China on Monday. Id of earthquake: us2000j3qb. Event ids that are associated: us2000j3qb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:54:50 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 10:54:50 / January 14, 2019 @ 10:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, 101.7416° East, 21.3373° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muang Xay, Louang Namtha, Phôngsali. Close country/countries, Laos (c. 6 368 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Muang Xay (c. 25 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Phôngsali (c. 13 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Louang Namtha (c. 3 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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