A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 188 km NW of Rikaze, China (117 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 17:07:43 / August 23, 2020 @ 5:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 87.4987° East, 30.4537° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bjg8. Unique identifier: us6000bjg8. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:07:43 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 188 km NW of Rikaze, China.
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