A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 139 km ENE of Luring, China (86 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 85.5101 East, latitude 32.8641 North, depth = 38.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009nnf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nnf. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:38:21 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.61 km (24 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 18:38:21 / May 22, 2020 @ 6:38 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 139 km ENE of Luring, China.
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