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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 2 km ENE of Yangjiapo, China

Earthquake location 39.3013S, 117.9093WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Yangjiapo in China on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 00:02:30 / December 5, 2019 @ 12:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 117.9093 East, latitude 39.3013 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:02:30 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006m7f. Id of event: us60006m7f.

Nearby 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 Bangjun, Yangliuqing, Qingguang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Tianjin (c. 11 090 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tangshan (c. 3 372 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tanggu (c. 535 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Hangu (c. 208 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Linxi (c. 100 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Zhaogezhuang (c. 86 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tangjiazhuang (c. 79 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km ENE of Yangjiapo, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 117.9093° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ENE of Yangjiapo, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-05 00:02:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-05 00:49:13 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 1.523 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us60006m7f Id of event.
Event Code 60006m7f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006m7f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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