A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 67 km ESE of Dartang, China (42 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:12:36 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 94.6951 East, latitude 31.7913 North, depth = 31.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5hs. Unique identifier: us2000a5hs. Global time and date of event 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 13:12:36 / August 7, 2017 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.58 km (20 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km ESE of Dartang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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