A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Kuqa in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a80h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a80h. Global time and date of event 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 11:26:05 / August 14, 2017 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:26:05 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 83.8303° East, latitude 41.4095° North, depth = 30.16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.16 km (19 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuche (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km ESE of Kuqa, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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