A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kashi in China on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10005huw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005huw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:24:31 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 75.6198° East, latitude 39.6181° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 00:24:31 / May 17, 2016 @ 12:24 am.
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kashi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Kashi (c. 274 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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