A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Kashi in China. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 75.1955 East, latitude 39.5271 North, depth = 58.06 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:37 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 22:27:37 / August 28, 2017 @ 10:27 pm. 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 58.06 km (36 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000acp8. Id of event: us2000acp8.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kashi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (43 miles) from Kashi (c. 274 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km W of Kashi, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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