A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Shihezi in China on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 10:27:16 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.45 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 34.45 km, 86.5212° East, 43.8354° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 02:27:16 / November 10, 2018 @ 2:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hq52. Unique identifier: us1000hq52. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Shihezi (c. 572 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ürümqi, Yan’an Beilu, Shihezi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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