A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Penglai in China. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 18:48:35 / March 2, 2017 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us100086kj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086kj. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:48:35 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.7982° East, 38.1999° North, depth 13.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.14 km (8 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qingyang, Lüshun, Longgang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Dengzhou (c. 85 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Lüshun (c. 82 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Qingyang (c. 65 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Longgang (c. 60 400 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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