A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 43 km W of Yongle, China (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 02:17:04 / August 9, 2017 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.7708 East, latitude 33.2178 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000a67c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a67c. The temblor was picked up at 10:17:04 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km W of Yongle, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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