A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Changji in China on Saturday. Event id: us1000dy11. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dy11. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 86.7432° East, 43.757° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/05/18 / 2018-05-04 16:45:47 / May 4, 2018 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:45:47 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Shihezi (c. 572 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shihezi, Ürümqi, Yan’an Beilu. Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km WSW of Changji, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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