A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Zhaotong in China. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.586° East, 28.1095° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:58 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 00:30:58 / May 30, 2020 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6gf. Id of event: us6000a6gf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zhaotong.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 88 km N of Zhaotong, China.
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