A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 55 km S of Domartang, China (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:12:14 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 01:12:14 / August 21, 2017 @ 1:12 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 94.9329° East, 30.4077° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aa25. Event ids that are associated: us2000aa25.
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. 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 has struck near.
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