A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km W of Yongle, China (30 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 21:31:11 / November 6, 2017 @ 9:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:31:11 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 103.6997° East, latitude 33.2178° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000bjib. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bjib.
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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