A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 163 km SSW of Dali, China (101 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000d0sr. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0sr. 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. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 04:44:46 / January 17, 2021 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:44:46 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 99.4225° East, 24.2953° North.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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