A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km NE of Arzak, China (81 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 77.3271° East, latitude 40.4065° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dyta. Unique identifier: us2000dyta. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 10:41:51 / April 12, 2018 @ 10:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:41:51 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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.
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