A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 254 km SSE of Hotan, China (158 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 13:28:14 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10008sb7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008sb7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 81.4411° East, 35.1576° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 05:28:14 / May 14, 2017 @ 5:28 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 254 km SSE of Hotan, China.
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