A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 20 km SE of Liupai, China (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 17:41:27 / July 14, 2017 @ 5:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.86 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 107.3391 East, latitude 24.9307 North, depth = 9.86 km. The temblor was detected at 01:41:27 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). 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: us20009y35. Unique identifier: us20009y35.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SE of Liupai, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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