A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 26 km SW of Yongle, China (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:10:13 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a82k. Id of event: us2000a82k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 104.002 East, latitude 33.1254 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 00:10:13 / August 9, 2017 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 26 km SW of Yongle, China.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.