A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km NW of Da Qaidam Hu, China (93 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us10007vrp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vrp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 06:42:21 / January 12, 2017 @ 6:42 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:42:21 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.1619° East, latitude 38.8537° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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