A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 39 km S of Domartang, China (24 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 01:14:35 / August 21, 2017 @ 1:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:14:35 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.8091° East, latitude 30.543° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000aa26. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aa26.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 39 km S of Domartang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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