A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 53 km ESE of Hongtu, China (33 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 10:42:19 / July 12, 2017 @ 10:42 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:42:19 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 101.4723° East, latitude 37.7486° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000993d. Event ids that are associated: us1000993d.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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