A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Zhangye in China. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 14:09:43 / January 7, 2020 @ 2:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 100.5849° East, 38.5763° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:09:43 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007c6i. Unique identifier: us60007c6i.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Zhangye (c. 96 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zhangye (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km SSE of Zhangye, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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