A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Kuqa in China. Event id: us1000hf9v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hf9v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.68 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 15:11:16 / October 21, 2018 @ 3:11 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:11:16 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 82.419° East, 41.7265° North, depth 28.68 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuche (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km W of Kuqa, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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