A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 km W of Zhamog, China (44 miles). Event id: us70009iml. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009iml. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:22:08 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 95.0247° East, 29.9465° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 05:22:08 / May 17, 2020 @ 5:22 am. 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.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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