A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 209 km NE of Rutog, China (130 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 00:40:36 / July 21, 2018 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.26 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000gabl. Event ids that are associated: us2000gabl. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:36 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 80.9755 East, latitude 34.9453 North, depth = 13.26 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 209 km NE of Rutog, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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