A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 17 km WSW of Xinmian, China (11 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us10003r62. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003r62. Exact location, longitude 102.2032° East, latitude 29.1856° North, depth = 49.11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.11 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:29:46 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 11:29:46 / October 24, 2015 @ 11:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km WSW of Xinmian, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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