A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kuqa in China. Exact location of earthquake, 82.5651° East, 41.8839° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:19:18 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d2x7. Unique identifier: us1000d2x7. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 00:19:18 / March 11, 2018 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuche (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km WNW of Kuqa, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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