A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 km WSW of Yongle, China (28 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 10:25:38 / October 6, 2017 @ 10:25 am. Id of earthquake: us1000arj8. Event ids that are associated: us1000arj8. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:25:38 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 103.7518° East, latitude 33.1791° North, depth = 15 km.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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