A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 124 km NNE of Ngamring, China (77 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 17:27:17 / March 1, 2018 @ 5:27 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:27:17 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 87.5297 East, latitude 30.3091 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000d9t7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d9t7.
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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 124 km NNE of Ngamring, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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