A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 120 km ENE of Kuqa, China (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 84.241° East, latitude 42.2092° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 21:18:14 / January 13, 2016 @ 9:18 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:18:14 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004e85. Id of event: us10004e85.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km ENE of Kuqa, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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