A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km WSW of Jiajuedibu, China (61 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 16:49:35 / October 22, 2018 @ 4:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:49:35 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.94 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 87.7605 East, latitude 30.4634 North, depth = 10.94 km. Event id: us1000hfnn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hfnn.
Each 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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