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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Zangguy in China

Earthquake location 36.7779S, 76.9025WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 175 km WSW of Zangguy, China (109 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.84 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:02:03 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 76.9025° East, latitude 36.7779° North, depth = 95.84 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000degv. Unique identifier: us6000degv. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 17:02:03 / February 4, 2021 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 175 km WSW of Zangguy, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.9025° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7779° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 175 km WSW of Zangguy, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-04 17:02:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-04 19:53:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 4.31 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us6000degv Id of event.
Event Code 6000degv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000degv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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