A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km WSW of Duowa, China (33 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 12:38:24 / December 15, 2017 @ 12:38 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.55 km (8 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:24 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4tn. Unique identifier: us2000c4tn. Exact location of event, longitude 101.6743 East, latitude 35.0891 North, depth = 12.55 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km WSW of Duowa, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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