A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Turpan in China. Global time and date of event 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 05:22:27 / May 20, 2016 @ 5:22 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:22:27 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 88.4383° East, 43.1473° North, depth 27 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10005iqn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005iqn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Laochenglu (c. 254 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laochenglu (min 5000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km WNW of Turpan, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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