A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km E of Qiemo, China (101 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 01:02:56 / November 1, 2017 @ 1:02 am. The temblor was reported at 09:02:56 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 87.3959 East, latitude 38.0528 North, depth = 17.23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.23 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000azij. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000azij.
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 163 km E of Qiemo, China.
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