A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 km S of Domartang, China (35 miles). Exact location, longitude 94.8103° East, latitude 30.3882° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000558f. Unique identifier: us6000558f. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:47:04 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 23:47:04 / August 14, 2019 @ 11:47 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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