A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kuqa in China. Unique identifier: us2000ajj3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajj3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.96 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 17:18:55 / September 10, 2017 @ 5:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 82.4969° East, 41.9157° North, depth 28.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:18:55 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuche. Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 42 km WNW of Kuqa, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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