A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 222 km SE of Hotan, China (138 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:44:33 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008hnj. Event ids that are associated: us20008hnj. Exact location of earthquake, 81.7468° East, 35.7411° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 13:44:33 / February 4, 2017 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT.
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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 222 km SE of Hotan, China.
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