A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 42 km WNW of Nansan, China (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:21:53 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000d17e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d17e. Exact location of earthquake, 98.4183° East, 23.9381° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 20:51:53 / March 7, 2018 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 42 km WNW of Nansan, China.
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