A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 290 km NNE of Luring, China (180 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:01:36 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 14.77 km, 85.7607° East, 34.5385° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tnv. Id of event: us70007tnv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 18:01:36 / February 20, 2020 @ 6:01 pm. 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 14.77 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 290 km NNE of Luring, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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