A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 134 km SW of Aksu, China (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:36:07 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 79.364 East, latitude 40.1295 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 04:36:07 / April 2, 2018 @ 4:36 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxke. Unique identifier: us2000dxke.
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km SW of Aksu, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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