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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Xiluodu in China

Earthquake location 28.1508S, 103.6451WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Xiluodu in China on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 07:27:01 / June 5, 2019 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 103.6451 East, latitude 28.1508 North, depth = 33.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003vp1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vp1. The temblor was reported at 15:27:01 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zhaotong. Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SE of Xiluodu, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 103.6451° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1508° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SE of Xiluodu, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-05 07:27:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-05 17:37:41 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 298 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 5.533 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us70003vp1 Id of event.
Event Code 70003vp1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003vp1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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