A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km NNE of Luring, China (185 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008gy3. Id of event: us60008gy3. Exact location of earthquake, 85.8914° East, 34.5558° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 12:02:10 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 04:02:10 / March 17, 2020 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT.
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 three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 298 km NNE of Luring, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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