A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 km NW of Yongle, China (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.9121 East, latitude 33.4719 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:37:18 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 21:37:18 / August 8, 2017 @ 9:37 pm. Event id: us2000a644. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a644.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 37 km NW of Yongle, China.
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