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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Fuji in China

Earthquake location 29.1724S, 105.3524WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuji in China on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 03:35:20 / April 15, 2020 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.27 km (24 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:35:20 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.3524 East, latitude 29.1724 North, depth = 38.27 km. Id of earthquake: us700091sb. Event ids that are associated: us700091sb.

Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jijiang, Yibin, Chonglong. Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Yongchuan (c. 94 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Jijiang (c. 61 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chonglong (c. 58 400 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NW of Fuji, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.3524° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.1724° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NW of Fuji, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-15 03:35:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-22 22:53:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 271 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 3.766 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us700091sb Id of event.
Event Code 700091sb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700091sb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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