A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Arzak in China on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 75.5721° East, 40.2027° North, depth 44.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008v0s. Id of event: us20008v0s. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:27:01 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 44.38 km (28 miles). Global time and date of event 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 15:27:01 / March 27, 2017 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Kashi (c. 274 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kashi.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 74 km NW of Arzak, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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