A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 114 km E of Arzak, China (71 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.31 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 15:49:32 / January 19, 2020 @ 3:49 pm. Event id: us60007aqk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007aqk. Exact location of event, depth 12.31 km, 77.4281° East, 39.8648° North. The temblor was reported at 23:49:32 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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