A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Ordos in China on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 18:18:09 / March 10, 2021 @ 6:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000dhwt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhwt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 109.7545° East, 39.1591° North. The temblor was detected at 18:18:09 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dongsheng, Ordos. Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Ordos (c. 1 940 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dongsheng (c. 99 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 49 km S of Ordos, China.
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