A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 121 km W of Kuqa, China (75 miles). Unique identifier: us1000hux5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hux5. The temblor was reported at 21:02:50 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/18 / 2018-11-21 13:02:50 / November 21, 2018 @ 1:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 81.4812° East, latitude 41.7427° North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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