A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 km WNW of Xegar, China (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10003mkt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mkt. The temblor was picked up at 04:29:55 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 86.4379 East, latitude 28.8723 North, depth = 4.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 20:29:55 / October 9, 2015 @ 8:29 pm.
Each 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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km WNW of Xegar, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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