A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 119 km WSW of Jiajuedibu, China (74 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 87.5667° East, latitude 30.3711° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000i4zp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i4zp. 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: 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 23:09:01 / October 31, 2018 @ 11:09 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:09:01 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 119 km WSW of Jiajuedibu, China.
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