A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 191 km W of Tanggulashan, China (119 miles) on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:57:06 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 07:57:06 / September 29, 2017 @ 7:57 am. Event id: us2000awf5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000awf5. Exact location of event, longitude 90.3467 East, latitude 33.9272 North, depth = 10 km. 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven 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.
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