A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Rende in China. Id of earthquake: us7000707e. Event ids that are associated: us7000707e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 11:34:26 / January 15, 2020 @ 11:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 103.1593 East, latitude 25.5672 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:34:26 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shilin, Majie, Kunming (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Kunming (c. 3 855 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Qujing (c. 146 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Majie (c. 131 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shilin (c. 55 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 11 km W of Rende, China.
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