A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 120 km WSW of Shihezi, China (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 22:30:44 / August 3, 2020 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000b8wj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8wj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 84.5674° East, latitude 44.0528° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:30:44 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 120 km WSW of Shihezi, China.
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