A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SSE of Kuqa, China (60 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 06:24:49 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 83.5241 East, latitude 40.9696 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 22:24:49 / September 8, 2018 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hb81. Unique identifier: us2000hb81. 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).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 97 km SSE of Kuqa, China.
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