A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kuqa in China. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 16:04:48 / October 21, 2018 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 83.0418° East, latitude 41.4437° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:04:48 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hfa4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hfa4.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuche (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 32 km SSE of Kuqa, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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