A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km SW of Hoit Taria, China (32 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 96.3777° East, latitude 36.9803° North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bj7g. Event ids that are associated: us2000bj7g. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:06 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 13:34:06 / November 6, 2017 @ 1:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 52 km SW of Hoit Taria, China.
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