A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 22 km SW of Lianzhu, China (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:36:00 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hgni. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgni. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 02:36:00 / September 8, 2018 @ 2:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 101.5399° East, 23.2765° North, depth 10 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km SW of Lianzhu, China.
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