A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 km SW of Dayu, China (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 103.6565 East, latitude 33.4902 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 01:32:51 / August 9, 2017 @ 1:32 am. Unique identifier: us2000a82n. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a82n. The temblor was detected at 09:32:51 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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