4.3 Magnitude Strikes In The Heart Of China

Earthquake location 38.3134S, 88.946W

A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 299 km E of Qiemo, China (186 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 01:14:55 / January 18, 2019 @ 1:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:14:55 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 88.946° East, latitude 38.3134° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j5hx. Unique identifier: us2000j5hx.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/01/18/light-earthquake-m4-3-quake-has-struck-near-qiemo-in-china/

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