A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km NNE of Jin’an, China (29 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.7529° East, 33.048° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:35:20 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a7c5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7c5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 16:35:20 / August 8, 2017 @ 4:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 47 km NNE of Jin’an, China.
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