A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Changji in China. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dv5c. Id of event: us1000dv5c. Exact location of event, depth 33.12 km, 86.6773° East, 43.8204° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/18 / 2018-05-01 03:14:48 / May 1, 2018 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.12 km (21 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:14:48 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shihezi (c. 572 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ürümqi, Shihezi, Yan’an Beilu (min 5000 pop). 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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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: 55 km WSW of Changji, China.
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