A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km W of Zhamog, China (40 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 95.0868 East, latitude 29.8713 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:13:47 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000btfh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000btfh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 07:13:47 / November 23, 2017 @ 7:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 64 km W of Zhamog, China.
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