A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Zhaotong in China. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:52:48 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000c9s3. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9s3. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 20:52:48 / October 28, 2020 @ 8:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 103.9353° East, latitude 27.2697° North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weining, Zhaotong (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 22 km ESE of Zhaotong, China.
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