A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 298 km WNW of Tanggulashan, China (185 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 89.2272° East, 34.7456° North, depth 11.97 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 13:20:36 / February 2, 2016 @ 1:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.97 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:20:36 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004y3z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y3z. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 298 km WNW of Tanggulashan, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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