A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 138 km ENE of Arzak, China (86 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:01:00 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004why. Id of event: us20004why. Exact location of event, depth 14.44 km, 77.6724° East, 40.0251° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.44 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 07:01:00 / February 2, 2016 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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