A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km NE of Nyingchi, China (44 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000br5p. Id of event: us2000br5p. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.9981 East, latitude 29.9305 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:24:51 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 21:24:51 / November 18, 2017 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 71 km NE of Nyingchi, China.
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