A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lanzhou in China on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 09:22:00 / January 14, 2021 @ 9:22 am. The temblor was reported at 09:22:00 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.0101° East, 36.0905° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2e6. Id of event: us7000d2e6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Lanzhou (c. 2 628 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Linxia Chengguanzhen (c. 202 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Baiyin (c. 188 500 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Linxia Chengguanzhen, Baiyin, Lanzhou (min 5000 pop).
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 occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 15 km ENE of Lanzhou, China.
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