A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 77 km E of Qumong, China (48 miles). Unique identifier: us60007due. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007due. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 98.9103 East, latitude 33.1034 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:26:30 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 14:26:30 / January 23, 2020 @ 2:26 pm.
Every 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. 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.
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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: 77 km E of Qumong, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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