A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Urunchi in China. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 11:15:41 / October 7, 2018 @ 11:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 87.0827° East, 43.4388° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:15:41 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000h8e2. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h8e2.
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yan’an Beilu, Ürümqi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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