A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Runsonglaozhai in China on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 04:01:59 / August 5, 2017 @ 4:01 am. Exact location, longitude 108.898° East, latitude 26.9075° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:01:59 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000a6fq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6fq.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (59 miles) from Tongren (c. 90 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Qiancheng (c. 9 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tongren, Qiancheng. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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