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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Arzak in China

Earthquake location 39.5584S, 76.6279WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Arzak in China. The temblor was reported at 10:51:30 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 02:51:30 / September 4, 2018 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.9 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 76.6279° East, latitude 39.5584° North, depth = 35.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h80h. Unique identifier: us2000h80h.

Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Kashi (c. 274 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kashi (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km ESE of Arzak, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.6279° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5584° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km ESE of Arzak, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-04 02:51:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-04 03:01:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.928 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000h80h Id of event.
Event Code 2000h80h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h80h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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