A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 24 km WNW of Yongle, China (15 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:05:57 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 21:05:57 / August 9, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a6lx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6lx. Exact location, longitude 103.9817° East, latitude 33.3433° North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km WNW of Yongle, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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