A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km E of Qumong, China (54 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 16:20:00 / May 15, 2017 @ 4:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 99.0326° East, 33.0246° North, depth 14.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:20:00 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.94 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ska. Unique identifier: us10008ska.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km E of Qumong, China.
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