A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 218 km NNW of Pubu, China (135 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 16:08:14 / May 24, 2017 @ 4:08 pm. Unique identifier: us10008wni. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wni. The temblor was detected at 00:08:14 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 88.9822 East, latitude 33.5822 North, depth = 36.76 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 36.76 km (23 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 218 km NNW of Pubu, China.
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