A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 km NNW of Zhongzhai, China (7 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a82i. Event ids that are associated: us2000a82i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 01:22:18 / August 9, 2017 @ 1:22 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:22:18 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.3761° East, 33.2853° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km NNW of Zhongzhai, China.
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