A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km ESE of Yining Xian, China (88 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 82.9641 East, latitude 43.6047 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:41:58 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/18 / 2018-01-18 12:41:58 / January 18, 2018 @ 12:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ckr5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ckr5.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 141 km ESE of Yining Xian, China.
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