A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kuqa in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/16 / 2016-07-12 21:38:19 / July 12, 2016 @ 9:38 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:38:19 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 83.2773° East, latitude 42.0955° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20006fs6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006fs6.
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuche (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 49 km NE of Kuqa, China.
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