A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 23 km SW of Se’ergu, China (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 07:08:36 / January 22, 2020 @ 7:08 am. Event id: us60007cnf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007cnf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.2311 East, latitude 31.798 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:08:36 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 23 km SW of Se’ergu, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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