A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Changji in China on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006qdv. Unique identifier: us10006qdv. 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: 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 09:00:08 / September 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am. The temblor was detected at 17:00:08 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 87.0305° East, 43.9042° North, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shihezi, Ürümqi, Yan’an Beilu. Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Shihezi (c. 572 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 two 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.
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