A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 km W of Yongle, China (23 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). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:33 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 22:49:33 / August 8, 2017 @ 10:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.835° East, 33.2393° North. Id of earthquake: us2000a7cb. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7cb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 37 km W of Yongle, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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