A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 131 km N of Delingha Shi, China (81 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 97.1523 East, latitude 38.5394 North, depth = 10.67 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.67 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:40:14 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000jkfm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jkfm. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 03:40:14 / February 20, 2019 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT.
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km N of Delingha Shi, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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