A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 127 km WSW of Tanggulashan, China (79 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:31:55 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009l96. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l96. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 04:31:55 / June 8, 2017 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.21 km (39 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 91.116 East, latitude 33.772 North, depth = 62.21 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 127 km WSW of Tanggulashan, China.
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