A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Baima in China. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 23:07:05 / May 18, 2017 @ 11:07 pm. 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 31.22 km (19 miles). Event id: us10008tg3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008tg3. Exact location of event, longitude 96.7792 East, latitude 30.3595 North, depth = 31.22 km. The temblor was reported at 07:07:05 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Qamdo (c. 86 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qamdo.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km NNW of Baima, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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