A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 140 km WNW of Pagnag, China (87 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 90.4046° East, 33.0196° North, depth 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:26:33 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000dbul. Event ids that are associated: us1000dbul. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 09:26:33 / March 31, 2018 @ 9:26 am.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 140 km WNW of Pagnag, China.
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