A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Zhaogezhuang in China. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000am2b. Id of event: us7000am2b. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:38:24 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 118.4617 East, latitude 39.7953 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 22:38:24 / July 11, 2020 @ 10:38 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Tangshan (c. 3 372 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Qinhuangdao (c. 759 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hangu (c. 208 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Linxi (c. 100 300 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Zhaogezhuang (c. 86 600 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Tangjiazhuang (c. 79 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Beidaihehaibin (c. 66 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xitangtuo, Ningchegu, Beihuaidian (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 two 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NE of Zhaogezhuang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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