A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kuqa in China. Exact location, longitude 83.4452° East, latitude 42.1611° North, depth = 30.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b1zh. Unique identifier: us2000b1zh. The temblor was detected at 01:02:27 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.75 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 17:02:27 / September 29, 2017 @ 5:02 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuche (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 64 km NE of Kuqa, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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